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Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

C. Matthew Luther’s installation at Greymatter

When we reminisce about the good ol’ days, we pine for the lax pace of life but overlook the lax environmental laws. While we would prefer to whitewash the past, it’s the job of the artist to let the smog stains show through
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Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
School is back in session. And even if your days in the Delta Tau Chi are long past, you might be hungering for some knowledge. Fortunately you need not be a student to benefit from living in a city with multiple universities. On September 17, at 6:00 p.m., Marquette University's Haggerty Museum of Art will host a book signing and reception to celebrate the release of "Perimeter: A ...
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Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014
What pairs better with a 1997 vintage Altamura Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - early Wisconsin regional art or contemporary video art and sculptures? Vintage MOWA 2014 at the Museum of Wisconsin Art is your opportunity to find out. This wine tasting, auction and fundraiser event will feature 60 wines from across the US, to be accompanied with ...
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Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014
Congratulations are in order: The Cedarburg Art Museum has received a tidy grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council to defray the costs of Cedarburg's Bernhard Schneider: From Lens to Brush. The new exhibition focuses on the artist's panorama paintings, which give a glimpse into a Cedarburg that no longer exists, as well as Schneider's nostalgia-inducing glass-plate photography. S...
Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

When pottery isn’t only a wedding anniversary gift

It’s said that the family that plays together, stays together. But what about the spouses that collect ceramics together? They put on exhibitions at the Chazen Museum of Art. “The Human Condition: The Stephen and Pamela Hootkin Collection of Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture” collects 120 pieces by 36 artists
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Tyanna Buie discusses ‘Still Lives’

At the beginning of the month, Tyanna Buie’s “Still Lives” opened at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. This site-specific installation marries screen printing, collage and ink on paper with three-dimensional objects. The achievement was hard won: Buie discovered that art could be a refuge while spending her early
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

New exhibitions at Haggerty

So goes the first stanza of Frank O’Hara’s 1960 poem “To You.” Two of the four new exhibitions opening on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art are inspired by the poet’s life and
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
 The power of grandmothers is evident at a young age: They are miraculously able to make presents appear, to delay bedtimes, to soothe the sting of boo-boos. In “Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon,” on display in Mount Mary University’s Marian Gallery until Sept. 13, the wisdom and love of these elder
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Opening reception for Michael Mercado and Chuck Weber

 The opening reception, Aug. 1, from 6-8 p.m., may lag a few weeks behind the de facto opening of two exhibitions at the Delafield Art Center, but as they say, better late than never. The self-explanatorily titled exhibition