Author Archives: Chelsea Emelie Kelly

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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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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