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Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013

Cedarburg Artists Guild’s Annual Juried Exhibit

 If you’re looking for a reason to take a road trip to historic Cedarburg, look no further than the Cedarburg Artists Guild’s Annual Juried Exhibit and Sale, on display Aug. 10-Oct. 13 with an opening reception Friday, Sept. 6, 6-9
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
 Alfons Gallery (1501 S. Layton Blvd.), run by the School Sisters of St. Francis, is the venue for Roy Staab’s photo exhibition “When Art Belongs in Nature,” open through Aug. 11. Staab, an artist noted for his elegant
05.17.2013 | | Posted at 12:20 PM

Celebrate International Museum Day and Kohl's Art Generation Family Sunday

By Peggy Sue
Make this Saturday or Sunday a family art day while celebrating International Museum Day on May 18th, a day that honors all museums first founded in 1970's. The Museum of Wisconsin Art and the Milwaukee Art Museum plan exceptional programs for families this weekend, whether Wisconsin weather rains or shines. In West Bend, the new Museum of Wisconsin Art celebrates International Museum Day on Satu...
Thursday, April 18, 2013
 Think Spring: Guests received a rare glimpse of spring at Samara Garden and Home’s indoor garden party. Visitors mingled under arbors and trellises, eying and buying exquisite, handmade garden art and antique
04.07.2013 | | Posted at 08:43 PM

Celebrate with the MOWA and MAM

By Peggy Sue
In a grand scale art celebration in Southeastern Wisconsin, two museums reached important milestones this past week. The Museum of Wisconsin Art (now called MOWA), opened its doors this April to four new galleries, a gift shop and expansive, sparkling educational facilities. Their first exhibition “Antifragile; Contemporary Glass” features elite Wisconsin glassmakers transforming the difficult...
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

The New Museum of Wisconsin Art

 The new Museum of Wisconsin Art, at 205 Veterans Ave. in West Bend, finally opens its doors to the public. At first glance, the subtle façade, blocked in a variety of soft whites and the palest blue, functions as an abstract painting
Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

Talking with Laurie Winters

 After 15 years as the Milwaukee Art Museum’s director of exhibitions and publications and curator of earlier European Art, Laurie Winters has taken two challenging new positions. Last July, Winters announced her
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life,” Pablo Picasso said of the value of aesthetics in society. Milwaukee's Gallery Night and Day embraces this spirit for its 25th anniversary, July 27-28. The quarterly event, which began...
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The Wisconsin Watercolor Society (WWS) celebrates six decades with a new exhibition at West Bend's Museum of Wisconsin Art. The “Wisconsin Watercolor Society 60th Anniversary Exhibition,” opening July 18, will feature paintings from the...

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