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700 N. Art Museum Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 224-3200
www.mam.org
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The Milwaukee Art Museum's collection comprises more than 20,000 works of art from ancient to contemporary and is housed in a trio of unique structures from Eero Saarinen's 1950s building through a David Kahler section added in the 1970s and the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion.

The museum houses 15th to 20th century European and American paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, decorative arts, folk art, Haitian art and outsider art.

MAM's cafe also offers great lunches in a luminous setting with lake views.

Visit the Milwaukee Art Museum's Web site for hours, admission fees and a full description of current exhibitions.
mam.org.
 
Upcoming events

July 25, 2018
Sculpture Milwaukee Docent-Led Trolley Tours

Reserve your seat on a trolley tour of Sculpture Milwaukee. running every Wednesday. Museum docents will lead weekly tours of the outdoor sculpture gallery along Wisconsin Avenue. Twenty-one pieces by artists such as Robert Indiana, Kiki Smith, Mel Kendrick and more will be on display for you to enjoy. Reservations are required. If you’d like more information on scheduling a private trolley tour for your group of 15 or more, please call 414-224-3842. Sculpture Milwaukee Trolley Tours start at the main entrance to the Museum. Tour price does not include admission to the Museum. Discounted museum admission available to attendees on the day of event, purchased on site. Trolley routes made possible by funding from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.

No tour July 4.

July 28, 2018
Degenerate Art Docent-Led Tour

“It is from this that the Nazi Party has saved your children.” This was the quote that was on the wall as one walked into the exhibition "Entartete Kunst" or "Degenerate Art" in Berlin in July of 1937. Join Simply Scholarly as we trace the rise of the Nazi Party and how they used exhibitions to rally the populace to their cause. Also discover how these policies ruined artists practicing in Germany at the time and how they coped with their work being called "degenerate." Tix are $45 per person and includes admission into the Milwaukee Art Museum, the tour and a beverage of your choice afterwards. Group size is restricted to 6 people to ensure a personalized experience. Meet at the museum admissions desk to begin the tour.

Aug. 1, 2018
Sculpture Milwaukee Docent-Led Trolley Tours

Reserve your seat on a trolley tour of Sculpture Milwaukee. running every Wednesday. Museum docents will lead weekly tours of the outdoor sculpture gallery along Wisconsin Avenue. Twenty-one pieces by artists such as Robert Indiana, Kiki Smith, Mel Kendrick and more will be on display for you to enjoy. Reservations are required. If you’d like more information on scheduling a private trolley tour for your group of 15 or more, please call 414-224-3842. Sculpture Milwaukee Trolley Tours start at the main entrance to the Museum. Tour price does not include admission to the Museum. Discounted museum admission available to attendees on the day of event, purchased on site. Trolley routes made possible by funding from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.

No tour July 4.

Aug. 8, 2018
Sculpture Milwaukee Docent-Led Trolley Tours

Reserve your seat on a trolley tour of Sculpture Milwaukee. running every Wednesday. Museum docents will lead weekly tours of the outdoor sculpture gallery along Wisconsin Avenue. Twenty-one pieces by artists such as Robert Indiana, Kiki Smith, Mel Kendrick and more will be on display for you to enjoy. Reservations are required. If you’d like more information on scheduling a private trolley tour for your group of 15 or more, please call 414-224-3842. Sculpture Milwaukee Trolley Tours start at the main entrance to the Museum. Tour price does not include admission to the Museum. Discounted museum admission available to attendees on the day of event, purchased on site. Trolley routes made possible by funding from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.

No tour July 4.

Aug. 9, 2018
Sculpture Milwaukee Docent-Led Walking Tours

Reserve your spot for a walking tour of Sculpture Milwaukee. Museum docents will lead monthly tours of the outdoor sculpture gallery along Wisconsin Avenue. Twenty-one pieces by artists such as Robert Indiana, Kiki Smith, Mel Kendrick and more will be on display for you to enjoy. Reservations are required.

For information about scheduling a private walking tour, please call 414-224-3842. Sculpture Milwaukee Walking Tours start at the main entrance to the Museum. Tour price does not include admission to the Museum. Discounted museum admission available to attendees on the day of event, purchased on site.



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