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Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
John Michael Kohler Arts Center offers a unique open-submission exhibition of photography based on the theme “It's Me Again.” Individuals of all levels of artistic experience and from all parts of the world have been invited to create displays incorporating a snapshot of themselves...
Monday, Aug. 30, 2010
During Wisconsin’s fall season, nature creates its own array of visual art. Against this vibrant outdoor backdrop, many exceptional indoor art exhibitions begin in September and October. On Oct. 9, the Milwaukee Art Museum displays European ceramics, glass, furniture, metalwork and...
07.23.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Peggy Sue
A featured artist at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in their "American Story" exhibition, Xao Yang Lee calls Sheboygan, Wisconsin home. While living in a refugee camp in Thailand after the Vietnam War in Laos that she escaped by swimming the Mekong River, Yang Lee began producing traditional decorative arts native to her culture that allowed her to buy medicine and clothing for her ch...
Sunday, July 5, 2009

Innovative artwork from across America

Just 60 miles north of Milwaukee, Sheboygan’s John Michael Kohler Arts Center blends the warmth of a vintage home with a modern addition that features a café, intriguing gift shop, outdoor sculpture garden and courtyard, glass gallery, and a children’s interactive art room...
07.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Peggy Sue
The exhibition �American Story� recently opened at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center where 15 artists reveal their unique personal identities through their artwork. While Alison Mortisugu�s family remains in her home state of Hawaii, she now resides in Beacon Valley, New York along the Hudson River. From her Candlelit Sconce made from native Kukai nuts, metal and wood or her Early Warning Re...
Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Art Preview

Contemporary society too often overlooks the powerful magic of storytelling. On June 21, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center resurrects this art form by presenting provocative objects and images in their new exhibition, "American Story." A 16,000-square-foot gallery space overflows with the singular stories of 15 artists, several working in Wisconsin, whose lives have...
Monday, April 13, 2009

Art Review

Traveling the terrain pictured on maps, whether geographical, geological, historical or fantastical, engages the viewer in journeys to uncommon destinations. In the exhibit "All Over the Map" at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center (through May 10), the imagination wanders through more than 50 images that explore artifacts acquired from the American Geographical Society Library at UW-Milwaukee...
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009

Art Preview

Beginning this weekend, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center unveils four collections that expand on the multilayered exhibition "Journeys," with sequenced openings now through March 1. Each of these fascinating presentations represents a mental and artistic sojourn. Jan. 25: "Kahn and Selesnick: Worlds Discovered" features New York's Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick, who envision mythological...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008

Art Review

When Richard Sennett published his provocative thesis on the diminishing boundaries between public and private selves in the late '70s, things like reality TV and the Patriot Act were unheard of. Today they're incontrovertible facts that have further breached this boundary.
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008

Art Preview

The Labor Day weekend offers a host of opportunities to appreciate Wisconsin's vibrant art scene. The John Michael Kohler Arts Center presents "Civil Liberties" in Sheboygan. Most intriguing is the "Vested Interest" component (through Sept. 6), where national artists display garments that demonstrate cultural and political issues. The exhibit features They Are All One, a staggering installation by Cuban-born team Guerra de la Paz. Michele Pred's "(Dis)possessions" (through Oct. 12) features confiscated objects from 9/11 . . .

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