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11.19.2014 | 71 days ago | Posted at 02:11 PM
By Tyler Friedman
These days, sustaining an arts institution is a superhuman feat that requires superhuman support. This is especially the case for a niche institution like the Museum of Wisconsin Art, which, by design, excludes the crowd-magnets of art history in order to hip Wisconsinites to the great art native to their state.This Friday, November 21, from 5:00–9:00 p.m., MOWA is paying tribute to its members,...
11.13.2014 | 77 days ago | Posted at 03:20 PM
By Tyler Friedman
The end of the year is a stressful time, what with Thanksgiving and the sundry December celebrations. The holidays leave one in a daze. With "Bloomin' Holidaze" the Museum of Wisconsin Art is providing all the accoutrements necessary to soothe the sting of seasonal stress. Craft Beer? Check. Craft making? Check. Shopping opportunities? Check. From Friday, November 14, through Sun...
09.14.2014 | 137 days ago | Posted at 03:58 PM
By Tyler Friedman
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 food from Timmer's Restaurant and swinging...
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013

MOWA presents ‘Portrait of a Textile Worker’

 Through Jan. 17, the Museum of Wisconsin Art features Terese Agnew’s monumental quilt artwork Portrait of a Textile Worker (2005). MOWA borrowed the piece from the Museum of Arts and Design in New York following the collapse of a garment factory near Dhaka, Bangladesh, this past April, which killed 1,127 workers
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013

Solitude and reflection at Museum of Wisconsin Art

 In a world where artists vie for attention, a world cluttered with clutter, it’s refreshing to spend time with the decidedly thoughtful paintings and drawings of Mark Mulhern. His current exhibition, “Pulling Back the Curtain” (through Dec. 1), is perfect for the ONE Gallery located in the new
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

Mark Mulhern pulls back the curtain

 There’s an endemic belief that artists know not what they do: that their works are wrought not through reflection but through inspiration—etymologically, being breathed into (namely, by a spirit or the gods). “Bilde Künstler! Rede nicht! / Nur ein Hauch sei dein Gedicht.” urged Goethe. “Make art, artist! Don’t talk at me