Author Archives: Chelsea Emelie Kelly

How We Made the Museum’s Teacher Website

Have you ever made a website? It’s not easy these days. Especially if you want it to be robust, web-standards-friendly, functional, and beautiful. Luckily, the Museum has a fabulous web team in our Communications department that assists with all the … Continue reading

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On Tim Gunn and Gallery Teaching

A few weeks ago, I walked home from work at around 7 PM. The city was already dark and the lights of the office buildings were still sparkling, and I was still thinking about my teens in the Satellite program. … Continue reading

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Hip-Hop in the Galleries, Inspired by Art

Scratching, turntables, bass, melodies, rhythm. Not exactly vocabulary you’re used to hearing about in an art museum, is it? In an experiment with H2O Milwaukee Music/the Peace Propaganda Project, an urban music education organization, we put teens, music educators, and … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes–The Music of the “Wings”

Picture this: You’re watching the wings open on the Museum’s Quadracci Pavilion and you realize you hear music… Ever wonder who is behind its creation? I have! The answer is the talented Kris Martinez, Interactive Designer at the Museum. Below, … Continue reading

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The Bus Unveiled–Art Xpress 2011

I promised you an unveiling of the bus mural created entirely by City of Milwaukee teens. Here it is! Fourteen of the city’s young artists came together for three weeks over the summer to create a mural that used the themes … Continue reading

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