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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Milwaukee Art Museum offers rare glimpse of treasures from China

A rare glimpse into the Palace Museum of Beijing's Forbidden City awaits visitors of the Milwaukee Art Museum exhibition “The Emperor's Private Paradise: Treasures From the Forbidden City.” Ninety works were chosen from the Palace Garden of the Qianlong emperor (1736-1795), an area long closed to the...
Friday, March 11, 2011
Ten years have passed since the dedication of the Milwaukee Art Museum's Santiago Calatrava Quadracci Pavilion. During this decade over 3,000 prints have been purchased for the museum's permanent collection, several specifically by the Contemporary Print Society, a MAM support group...
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...
Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010
Snap Shots: A successful first-time benefit for the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Photography Council was held at Pieper Properties’ beautiful, nearly completed 234 W. Florida St. building in the Fifth Ward. Proudly showing off the trendy digs were its owners, CEO Dick Pieper, his daughter, Ann Pieper Eisenbrown...
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
This February, the Shepherd Express challenged Milwaukeeans to capture life in our city—and you responded. The “Seen in Milwaukee Photo Contest” was inspired by the exhibition “Street Seen: The Psychological Gesture in American Photography, 1940–1959” showcasing post-World War II...
Friday, April 9, 2010

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The setting and design of the Harley-Davidson Museum perfectly captures the independent spirit and creative design that made the Harley-Davidson Motor Co. a dominating American icon and Milwaukee’s most revered native original. The exhibition traces the company’s history through a chronological and...
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—