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MAM Behind-the-Scenes: Rotating the Collection

The Milwaukee Art Museum, like many other large museums, has so much art that it is impossible to display it all at once; there is just not enough space in the galleries. Instead, the museum often rotates their installations, allowing … Continue reading

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Questions of Provenance: William and Gertrude Schuchardt

In the past, in posts related to provenance (or the history of an artwork, such as who has owned it and where it’s been), we’ve talked a little bit about credit lines.  Credit lines are the part of an object … Continue reading

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If Milwaukee’s Festivals were Works of Art…

Milwaukee has earned the title “City of Festivals,” and for very good reason. If you are looking to celebrate music, art, film, cultural heritage, specific holidays or simply a love of craft beer, Milwaukee has a festival for you! In … Continue reading

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Herzfeld Photography, Print, and Drawing Study Center

Did you know that nearly half of the Milwaukee Art Museum’s collection consists of works on paper? We have more than 15,000 rare prints, drawings, photographs, and book arts. Works on paper cannot be shown indefinitely, because they are light-sensitive; light … Continue reading

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From the Collection—Albrecht Dürer, Part 2

The inaugural exhibition in the European works on paper rotation space (on view until March 20) explores the Renaissance in Germany. Comprised completely of prints from the collection of the Milwaukee Art Museum, you can find engravings by Heinrich Aldegrever … Continue reading

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