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Milwaukee Art Museum presents the first retrospective for New York-based artist James Nares, focusing on his many films, while Lynden Sculpture Gardens hosts several workshops. Read more

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His first-ever retrospective at the Milwaukee Art Museum runs through Aug. 25 and rises to a special level of distinction. Read more

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From Scandinavian design to photographs highlighting Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Art Museum announces a season of diverse offerings in many media. Read more

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A great way to discover more about any city is to visit its museums to learn about its history, culture and commerce. Read more

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Bouguereau, currently exhibited at the Milwaukee Art Museum, was best known for his paintings of the female body, which Paul Masterson sees as the male gaze. Read more

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The Milwaukee Art Museum exhibits Sara Cwynar’s first solo national exhibition, “Image Model Muse,” examining commercialism and the nature of beauty. Read more

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Harley-Davidson Museum's electric motorcycle exhibit, the value of public spaces, Milwaukee's new food halls and more. Read more

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The Milwaukee Art Museum displays the schizophrenic relationship between American collectors and the work of French painter Bouguereau. Read more

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Urban farming, the Great Lakes and Wisconsin art and its artists are all topics that fill the frames and set the sculptor’s wheel in motion with upcoming Milwaukee-area art exhibits. Read more

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Photo credit: John Edmonds

“Family Pictures,” a special exhibit at the Milwaukee Art Museum featuring the works of nearly a dozen African American photographers, is of particular LGBTQ relevance for its inclusion of two queer artists: John Edmonds and Lyle Ashton Harris. Read more

My LGBTQ POV

Milwaukee County Parks, the economic case for public art, an interview with Milwaukee musician Peter Woods and more. Read more

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Academics from across North America will come to UW-Milwaukee to discuss feminism, while Pathfinders presents the state of youth homelessness. Read more

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The Conservation Lab of the Milwaukee Art Museum works to conserve, restore and preserve works of art. Read more

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Exhibits opening this week include "The San Quentin Project" at the Milwaukee Art Museum and "Out of the Vault and New Acquisitions" at David Barnett Gallery. The Historic Third Ward Association will also present Gallery Night and Day this weekend. Read more

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By emphasizing the kinetics and interactivity of play over usual formal rhetoric, MAM’s “Serious Play: Design in Midcentury America” speaks up for a history that’s taken a beating. Read more

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The Shepherd Express interviews Milwaukee Art Museum’s former senior preparator, Joe Kavanaugh, about his experience with art exhibits at MAM. Read more

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Several new exhibitions open this week, including ones at Tory Folliard Gallery, Gallery 224 and Hawthorn Contemporary. Read more

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Photo credit: Pat A. Robinson

Last week, representatives of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) came to Milwaukee for an on-site inspection to determine if the city met its requirements for its 2020 National Convention. From what I’ve heard, they were impressed. Read more

My LGBTQ POV

Overview of the Fall Arts Guide, potential rise of all ages shows and venues, declining ridership of Milwaukee's mass transit and more. Read more

Radio Shepherd Express

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.. Read more

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