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American Quilts

Lookclosely: It’s there.Aseven-figure contract with Milwaukee County to privatize concessions, retailand catering at the Milwaukee County Zoo. See it? The contractwas inserted into the budget by the Abele administration. Then stripped ou.. more

Nov 20, 2014 5:24 PM Daily Dose

Americam Decorative Arts makes its home in Milwaukee this summer with the  Milwaukee Art Museum's exhibition “American Quilts: Selections for the Winterthur Collection.”  For the opening in May, Winterthur's Curator of Textiles  Linda Eaton v.. more

Jul 16, 2010 8:06 PM Visual Arts

In the early 19th century, 23-year-old Mary Remington meticulously stitched samplers and an exquisite whitework quilt. Along with faithfully practicing her needlework, Remington also wrote 29 letters to her fiancé, who often worked on the o... more

May 19, 2010 12:00 AM A&E Feature

In the mid-1920s, the Ku Klux Klan had reached the peak of its influence, with an estimated 4 million members nationwide. Karen Hesse's acclaimed children's novel, Witness, weaves a tale of fiction around the very real history of the Klan i... more

Feb 22, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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