Author Archives: Donele Pettit-Mieding

Milwaukee Studio Visit and Coloring Book Collaboration: Reginald Baylor

This coloring book is a perfect dialogue between myself as an artist and the art museum in my hometown. –Reginald Baylor Ted and I visited Reginald Baylor’s studio space in development in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood to talk about his … Continue reading

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Objects of Affection: A Love Letter

Most Beautiful and Highly Esteemed Friends- Your adoring Museum Store has so many gifts that say “I love you,” you may very well swoon with delight! Read on to uncover some of our favorite gifts, then check out the online … Continue reading

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Artful Holiday Gifts Galore

The secret is out: museum stores are the savviest shopping destination for unique gifts. Most shopping malls and department stores are so much of the same—let us help you find thoughtful gifts that stand out from the crowd! The crown … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Studio Visit: Author and Illustrator Lois Ehlert–Part Two

I recently had the privilege of visiting the home and studio of Lois Ehlert, Milwaukee’s award-winning children’s book author, along with my photographer friend Megan Yanz. Ehlert published a personal and inspiring new book in March called The Scraps Book: … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Studio Visit: Author and Illustrator Lois Ehlert

Our senses were first enticed by the lovely scent of fresh, natural flowers as we approached Lois Ehlert’s apartment in a beautiful old downtown building on an otherwise blustery day. Ehlert welcomed me and Megan Yanz so Megan could photograph … Continue reading

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