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#AskAnArchivist Day: You Asked, They Answered

Much like our curators, the Museum’s archivists typically work behind-the-scenes. However, on October 2, in honor of Ask An Archivist Day, our social media followers were able to learn more about archival work and get a peek inside the daily … Continue reading

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#AskACurator Day: You Asked, They Answered

You see the exhibitions and the beautiful works of art in our galleries, but how often do you see the people who, through careful thought, research, and planning, helped bring them here?  Much of a curator’s work takes place behind-the-scenes, … Continue reading

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New Music will Accompany the “Wings” Oct. 21–Nov. 10

If you visit the Museum between October 21 and November 10, you’ll notice the rise of the Burke Brise Soleil (“wings”) is a bit more rocking. The daily architectural feat, rising at 10 a.m., noon, and right before the Museum … Continue reading

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The Dogs of MAM

If you’ve owned dogs, you likely have a few stories to tell—maybe your pup has run through the house with muddy paws, learned an impressive trick, cuddled with you when you were sick, or kept you company when you were … Continue reading

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Remembering Truman Lowe

Celebrated Wisconsin artist and beloved University of Wisconsin–Madison professor Truman Lowe passed away on March, 30, 2019, leaving behind a powerful legacy. Raised in a Ho-Chunk community near Black River Falls, Lowe always felt a connection to nature; he was … Continue reading

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