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Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010

Milwaukee Art Museum

Get inspired by the Milwaukee Art Museum's exhibition Street Seen: The Psychological Gesture in American Photography 1940-1959, on view now. Capture the essence of Milwaukee and submit your photo at
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010

Art Preview

Winter Gallery Night and Day will be held Friday and Saturday, Jan. 15-16, with dozens of galleries in the East Town, Walker’s Point and Historic Third Ward neighborhoods showcasing new work. In conjunction with the night, and in what has quickly become a...
Monday, Nov. 16, 2009

Milwaukee Art Museum

From relatively modest beginnings, the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) has evolved into a significant institution, periodically mounting challenging exhibitions with sound scholarship and superb art—
Monday, Nov. 16, 2009

Milwaukee Art Museum

In its early years, the Milwaukee Art Museum (and its predecessors) depended on donations of artwork from wealthy patrons, amassing not only a large collection of 19th-century pieces from German-speak
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009

Milwaukee Art Museum features iconic artist’s later work

Best known as a painter of Campbell’s Soup cans and celebrity portraits almost 50 years ago, Andy Warhol and his work seem innocuous nowadays. His iconographic language has become so integrated into contemporary America’s visual landscape that it is easy to overlook his role as one of its architects. But by blurring the lines...
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Aug. 20, WMSE’s Radio Summer Camp w/ Sometime Sweet Susan @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. WMSE launches its Radio Summer Camp festival, a multi-day, multi-venue concert series, with tonight’s showcase of Milwaukee music past and present at Turner Hall Ballroom. Headliners...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, July 23, GZA/Genius @ Apartment 720, 9 p.m. Debates over the best solo Wu-Tang Clan albums inevitably boil down to two 1995 releases, Raekwon’s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… and GZA’s Liquid Swords. The latter is the more cinematic and foreboding of the two, a fitting showcase...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, June 18, Sugar Blue @ Jazz in the Park, 6:30 p.m. Attempting to establish a nickname for himself as memorable as those of Muddy Waters and Blind Lemon, harmonica wiz James Whiting adopted the moniker Sugar Blue after picking up an old 78 titled Sugar Blues out of a pile of...
06.02.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Peggy Sue
Curator Joseph Cunningham, from the American Decorative Arts 1900 Foundation, and Adjunct Assistant Curator for the Milwaukee Art Museum, Sarah Fayen, cooperated with The Chipstone Foundation to organize and plan "The Artistic Furniture of Charles Rohlfs". Finally opening June 6 after four years of planning, a majority of his work was uncovered with the 1971 discovery by Robert Judson Clark in...
Monday, June 1, 2009

Art Preview

Starting June 6, the Milwaukee Art Museum's Baker/Rowland Gallery will present two exhibitions, pairing early-20th-century fine art with extraordinary decorative art. Experimentation, innovation and exotic blends of international influences from the early 1900s will be seen throughout the gallery in these eclectic American masterworks. "The Artistic Furniture of Charles Rohlfs" presents more than 40 pieces by this craftsman from Buffalo, N.Y., demonstrating his unmatched take...

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