Author Archives: Chelsea Emelie Kelly

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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Who’s That Girl?: Wisconsin Edition

Every so often, Museum staff gets an email or learns a story that connects the art in our collection with our community. These might be far-away communities, as in the case of the English ancestors of Miss Frances Lee, or … Continue reading

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Download the Kohl’s Art Generation iPod Touch App!

I am so excited to announce that the Kohl’s Art Generation Family iPod Touch Tour is now a free, downloadable app from the iTunes store! If you’ve been to the Museum since March, you probably know about the KAG iPod … Continue reading

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From the Collection–Agnes Martin’s “Untitled #10″

Agnes Martin’s work can be tricky, all lines and grids and pale neutrals. It used to make me wonder, what’s the big deal? Pencil marks and a wash of color–not so impressive. I chalked it up to those nutty Abstract … Continue reading

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“Help Harmony Blossom”–Art Xpress 2011

This summer, fourteen teens from all around the Milwaukee area came together for three packed weeks with a hefty task: to create a mural for the side of a Milwaukee County Transit System bus that would address an important issue … Continue reading

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