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Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

Where the history of industry is reflected in art

“I’m among family when I’m there.” This is how Milwaukee photographer Jim Brozek feels when he visits the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Grohmann Museum (1000 N. Broadway). Museum Director
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Fun places to learn about our city and the world

Some still think of Milwaukee as a two-museum town. While it’s true that the Milwaukee Public Museum and the Milwaukee Art Museum remain the city’s largest institutions of their kind, they have been joined by
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014
 When it comes to great renditions of Cole Porter’s tune “Night and Day,” it is unclear whether top honors go to Fred Astaire’s 1932 recording or Joe Pass’ unaccompanied jazz guitar rendering. When it comes to great visual art open-house events, Milwaukee’s “Gallery Night and Day” is the undisputed champion
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
 Divine Flicks: The 28th Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival opened its 14-film weekend with much flair at the Oriental Theatre with I Am Divine, the
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012
In 2001, Eckhart Grohmann donated his extensive industrial realism art collection—featuring more than 900 paintings and sculptures—to the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). This “Man at Work” collection became the centerpiece...
Sunday, July 5, 2009

A love of labor

Owned and operated by the Milwaukee School of Engineering the Grohmann Museum attests to its namesake’s avid interest in the evolving practices and mixed fruits of human toil, ranging from quarrying and ship building...
Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Art Preview

Our long summer days present an opportunity to experience art en plein air, where light and shadow add a sensuous dimension to artwork and create a subtle context through which it can be interpreted. This concept can be seen in the “Focus on Figures” exhibit at the Grohmann Museum, located on the campus of the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). The museum’s “Rooftop Grand Opening” features a dozen 9-foot-high sculptures that replicate smaller bronze statues from the permanent “Man at Work” collection.