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Student Work Enlivens the Art Museum

Members of UW-Milwaukee's "Object Group" at the Museum's MAM After Dark

Are you looking forward to the upcoming 2011 Scholastic Art Awards exhibition as much as I am? I enjoy viewing the diversity of amazing work by so many talented young people and I really love meeting the artists and their proud families and teachers when they come to see their work on display at the Milwaukee Art Museum (on view in our Schroeder Galleria Feb 5 – Mar 6, 2011).  It is such a thrill for those kids and it’s an exciting time of year for all the Museum staff, too.

Over the past year, the Museum Store has had the pleasure of developing our own special relationship with a local group of students–Object Group, UW-Milwaukee’s Jewelry and Metalsmithing Student Organization.  Check out their “Bespoke Objekt” blog here.

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Art that You Wear

 

Santiago Calatrava-designed cases in the Milwaukee Art Museum Store

 

I’ll admit truly: one of my favorite pastimes is helping people pick out jewelry.  I’ll watch a person walking casually along the outside rim of the cases Santiago Calatrava designed for the Museum Store, and then I’ll see the double-take and the excitement in their eyes as they hold that special item in their view.