Category Archives: Art

Walkin’ in a Windhover Wonderland

Windhover Hall is transformed into a winter wonderland this holiday season, with 40 new art-inspired snowflakes on display through the first week of January 2020. Museum staff collaborated with local artist Fred Kaems to create nine unique snowflake designs, inspired … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide: For the Proud Milwaukeean

We are so proud to call ourselves Milwaukeeans—and we know many of you are, too! This holiday season, give your loved ones creative gifts that feel like home. From locally made products to exclusive designs, the Museum Store has something … Continue reading

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Living Legacy: The Junior Docent School Program Fosters Art Education for Over 40 Years!

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Offered at the Museum since 1976, the Junior Docent School Program (JDSP) is a multi-year, multi-visit program for upper elementary students. Legendary Museum Educator Barbara Brown Lee developed the program along with two art-advocating Milwaukee school teachers, and it has … Continue reading

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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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