Though some residents still seem unsure of what awaits them at Discovery World, the majority of our readers are familiar enough with its exciting exhibits to vote it Milwaukee’s No. 1 attraction for children.
I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Body Worlds Exhibit yesterday at the Milwaukee Public Museum. I thought I knew what to expect - I certainly had fair warning from others who have seen it. Still, the reaction I had was unexpected. I thought I'd like it. I thought I was science-orientated enough to look at the exhibits objectively. I thought I might learn something (I've been consi...
Beginning today, The Milwaukee Public Museum hosts the heralded (and occasionally controversial) Body Worlds exhibit, a detailed look at human physiology that uses real human bodies preserved through a process of plastination. These donated corpses are posed almost artistically (and sometimes ironically) to . . .
For a new exhibit on display at the Milwaukee Public Museum, UWM students created an overview of objects that can't be judged by looks alone. The exhibit, More Than Meets the Eye: The Art of Deception, examines camouflage, illusions and body modification, and includes forgeries like a Fiji mermaid . . .
For a new exhibit on display at the Milwaukee Public Museum, UWM students created an overview of objects that can't be judged by looks alone. The exhibit, More Than Meets the Eye: The Art of Deception, examines camouflage, illusions and body modification, and includes forgeries like . .
Also concluding on Jan. 1 is the traveling exhibit The Climate Change Show, an interactive look at global warming (and ways to prevent it) that both children and adults can learn from. Consider it something of an Inconvenient Truth, only with computer animated sheep.
Two major special exhibits are about to wrap up their run at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The first, Samson Remembered, pays homage to the giant, quirky Milwaukee County Zoo gorilla who died 25 years ago. It features video clips, information on other famous gorillas and the species
in general, and a life-like recreation of Samson. The exhibit ends on Jan. 1.