Milwaukee Art Museum

Gustave Caillebotte, Milwaukee Art Museum, Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Barnes Foundation more

Nov 7, 2017 5:08 PM My LGBTQ POV

Badly designed plans to demolish much of an urban treasure—Milwaukee’s Lakefront—were once blocked by bi-partisan efforts from politicians and UW-Milwaukee faculty members. Find out how and why. more

Nov 7, 2017 4:38 PM , News Features 3 Comments


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Milwaukee’s community storytellers, Ex Fabula, presents its first collaboration with the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, “Risking It,” Friday, Nov. 17. more

Nov 7, 2017 1:35 PM A&E Feature

Milwaukee Art Museum’s “Degas to Picasso” (Nov. 4-Jan. 28) leads viewers on a journey through 150 works that trace the emergence of modern art. more

Oct 31, 2017 1:35 PM Visual Arts

“Mythos Fantasia,” at Inspiration Studios through Oct. 30, finds emerging Milwaukee artist John Zieloski working with images of human-animal hybrids. more

Oct 10, 2017 2:23 PM Visual Arts

As the 21st century accelerates into the future art museums, whose traditional mission has been to preserve the past, obliged to keep abreast? And, if yes, how do they achieve this without diminishing their core objective? more

Sep 5, 2017 3:28 PM A&E Feature

“NOW Figuration" at Portrait Society Gallery is a group exhibition in response to an exhibit held 35 years ago at the Milwaukee Art Museum called “New Figuration in America." The primary question for both is the same—what do represent... more

Aug 22, 2017 2:23 PM Visual Arts

In light of severe recent flooding in southwestern Wisconsin, CERF+, “the leading nonprofit organization that uniquely focuses on safeguarding artists’ livelihoods nationwide," has offered its services to regional artists in form of larg... more

Aug 8, 2017 1:44 PM Visual Arts

An Off the Cuff interview with sculptor and Museum of Wisconsin Art preparatory, August Edward Peter about his past projects and current interests. more

Aug 8, 2017 1:08 PM Off the Cuff

Provocative work by contemporary African-American artist Rashid Johnson is on exhibit at the Milwaukee Art Museum. more

Aug 1, 2017 2:00 PM Visual Arts

Milwaukee patron of the arts, Jane Brite, reflects on her life. more

Jul 25, 2017 2:11 PM Off the Cuff 1 Comments

Every Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. until Oct. 18, the MilwaukeeArt Museum will be giving narrated trolley tours as part of Sculpture Milwaukee.The 60 min tours will start at the Museum’s main entranceand go down Wisconsin Avenue where the sc.. more

Jul 13, 2017 8:45 PM Around MKE

Review of two exhibitions by Milwaukee artist Paul Druecke: “About One Minute" at Green Gallery and “A Social Event Archive" at Milwaukee Art Museum. more

Jun 6, 2017 2:38 PM Visual Arts

How the threat of funding cutbacks by right-wing philanthropists threatens public discourse. more

May 16, 2017 4:37 PM My LGBTQ POV

Milwaukee has many great and well-known museums, but the city holds other venues dedicated to preserving aspects of our past, too. Here are a few of the lesser-known ones, including a pair of digital museums that dream of becoming brick and... more

Apr 11, 2017 12:04 AM City Guide

Paul Masterson interviews “RuPaul’s Drag Race" alum, multidisciplinary artist of note and Milwaukee native Jaymes Mansfield. more

Apr 4, 2017 2:35 PM My LGBTQ POV

Here are some of the parties, drink specials and live music going on at area bars on March 17. more

Mar 15, 2017 1:37 PM Brew City Booze 2 Comments

Along with several dozen Milwaukee Art Museum members, ARCW staff and the tour’s sponsor, Joe Pabst, Paul Masterson viewed “Art AIDS America" in Chicago’s Alphawood Gallery. He recounts this recent trip. more

Mar 14, 2017 2:35 PM My LGBTQ POV

A new exhibition at the Milwaukee Art Museum opens on March 10: “Milwaukee Collects;" two new installations by Rebecca Keller open on March 12 at Carthage College’s H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art: “What Remains is Dust: A Meditation on Obje... more

Mar 7, 2017 2:59 PM Visual Arts

“Eastman Johnson and a Nation Divided” at the Milwaukee Art Museum centers on two of his masterpieces: Negro Life at the South and The Old Stagecoach; “Modern Vejigantes,” featuring ceremonial masks by Jose T. Pischke-Maxwell, is at I... more

Feb 7, 2017 3:18 PM Visual Arts

For over a century, movies have captured our imaginations, immersing us in the narratives of distant wars, the wild west, and political intrigue. And so it is with the works of Thomas Hart Benton. Inspired by Hollywood cinema and human nature.. more

Jun 6, 2016 2:20 PM Visual Arts