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Out of the Vault–William Copley and the Instant Art Collection

William Copley (1919-1996) was an American art entrepreneur who was involved in every facet of the art world at one time or another during his career. Copley worked as a painter, writer, gallery owner, collector, patron and publisher. He began … Continue reading

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The Design Behind Color Rush

When the design team was tasked with developing the identity for Color Rush: 75 Years of Color Photography in America, a comprehensive exhibition charting the history of color photography in the United States from 1907 to 1981 and including nearly … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots

Let’s begin with three seemingly disparate thoughts. One: Since I started working here at the Museum as the Team Coordinator for the Kohl’s Color Wheels art education outreach program in August, I have seen over 25,000 people while out in … Continue reading

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From the Collection–Wisconsin Crazy Quilt

My grandmother made about a dozen quilts in her lifetime and having them around so much as a kid, I sort of took them for granted. Before I worked at the Museum as an intern, I visited the Milwaukee Art … Continue reading

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The Art of Education: My Teaching Journey at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Editor’s Note: I’m thrilled to share another post from my intern, Jessica Janzer, whose previous piece focused on the Fall 2011 session of Satellite, one of our teen programs. In this post, Jessica reflects on her teaching practice, which is … Continue reading

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