Milwaukee Art Museum

The Milwaukee Art Museum recently opened a new exhibit, “Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England.” The extraordinary show of some 50 works by Homer and his contemporaries adds to the pantheon of LGBTQ artists represented in the museum’s collection. more

Mar 6, 2018 2:35 PM My LGBTQ POV

Milwaukee Art Museum’s “Coming Away: Winslow Homer & England,” co-organized with the Worcester Art Museum, reflects on the development of the groundbreaking American artist’s work through his time spent in an English fishing village. more

Feb 27, 2018 1:37 PM A&E Feature


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Jahmés Finlayson and Dumah Saafir will perform Haitian music at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Milwaukee Art Museum. more

Feb 6, 2018 1:38 PM Visual Arts

Milwaukee Art Museum presents “The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip,” Jan. 26-April 22, a far-reaching exhibition of photographs meditating on our country and its inhabitants. more

Jan 23, 2018 1:46 PM Visual Arts

These businesses have stepped up their game and created retail spaces that warrant photos. more

Jan 23, 2018 12:26 PM A&E

Except at peak times, Milwaukeeans hardly realize that they are sharing their city with millions of tourists who outnumber them 10 to one. more

Jan 16, 2018 4:52 PM News Features

Ruthie advises a reader on his May-December romance. more

Jan 9, 2018 2:29 PM Dear Ruthie

Woodland Pattern Book Center is an independent bookshop that continues to thrive amidst the national collapse of bookshops. What’s their secret to success? more

Dec 26, 2017 4:29 PM News Features



“Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France” might sound like the title of a hefty art history textbook, but is actually a rather intimate exhibition at Milwaukee Art Museum through Jan. 28, 2018. more

Dec 26, 2017 4:13 PM Visual Arts

The Milwaukee Art Museum displays Parisian posters from la Belle Époque Dec. 15-April 29, 2018 in “Designing Paris: The Posters of Jules Chéret.” more

Dec 12, 2017 3:04 PM Visual Arts

“Jaime Hayon: Technicolor” will be displayed at Milwaukee Art Museum, Dec. 8-March 25, 2018. more

Dec 5, 2017 12:32 PM Visual Arts

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

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