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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Getting hands-on at Milwaukee Art Museum

When architect David Kahler designed the building bearing his name, the year was 1975, and the four levels in the Milwaukee Art Museum were home to more than 40 collection galleries. Back then I worked as a volunteer in a gallery devoted...
Monday, March 26, 2012
Dean Jensen Gallery is now a 25-year tradition in Milwaukee's modern art scene. Just before the gallery opened in 1987, Russell Bowman, then executive director of the Milwaukee Art Museum, introduced Jensen to the wonders of...
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Stitched drawings and paintings take the place of more traditional works of paper, pencil, oil paint and watercolor in two exhibitions at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. The museum holds a dual opening March 28 for “Uncommon Threads...
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012
Buzzed About Art: The city's art world is abuzz with the priceless donation of Anthony Petullo's prestigious 312-piece outsider art collection to the Milwaukee Art Museum. At the President's Circle opening, MAM head Dan Keegan...
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012
Over a 20-year period, Milwaukee's Tony Petullo amassed an internationally known art collection. Now, the retired businessman has given more than 300 pieces to the Milwaukee Art Museum. These works form the new exhibition...
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
“Posters of Paris” offers a taste of the colorful street life of 1880s Paris as seen through the eyes of Jules Chéret, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Alphonse Mucha, Jacques Villon and...

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