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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