Category Archives: Art

#ASocialEventArchive Opens!

Paul Druecke: A Social Event Archive, 1997-2007 Herzfeld Center for Photography and Media Arts May 12 – August 13, 2017 In 1997, Milwaukee native Paul Druecke (American, b. 1964) initiated A Social Event Archive by going door to door, inviting … Continue reading

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Questions of Provenance–Stories Behind the Names

The Milwaukee Art Museum’s current feature exhibition, Milwaukee Collects, includes more than 100 objects from nearly 50 private collections in the Greater Milwaukee area. It offers an opportunity to see treasures that are typically not on public view. At the … Continue reading

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May is Member Month

Here at the Milwaukee Art Museum, our hope is that Members feel like VIPs with us all year long. We simply can’t do the work that we do in presenting exhibitions, stewarding art, and offering educational and family programming without … Continue reading

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And All That Jazz!

What did socialites in Milwaukee read during the jazz age of the late 1920s? Well, naturally, everyone was reading The Modern Milwaukeean! The magazine circulated from September of 1928 through the spring of 1930 and billed itself as the key … Continue reading

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From the Collection–Character Steins

[Once a year, the Milwaukee Art Museum will rotate the German steins on view in the gallery of nineteenth century German art. The newest installation is a selection of character steins, so we’d like to highlight the change by re-posting … Continue reading

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