While you can't step through the doors of any Brew City museums these days, the magic of the internet means you can experience the exhibitions on view at these institutions from the comfort of your own home.
On Friday morning, America's Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) unveiled a sculpture by Sanford Biggers at its new home on the corner of North and Vel R. Phillips Avenues, and announced more than $1 million in funding from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.
Representatives from 17 Brew City museums were on hand Friday morning to launch the second annual installment of Milwaukee Museum Week, which kicks off Saturday, Jan. 18 and runs through Sunday, Jan. 26.
The second annual Milwaukee Museum Week takes place Jan. 18-26 with fun events, interesting programs and special experiences to participate in at 17 Milwaukee museums.
Milwaukee School of Engineering's Grohmann Museum is a rare - unique, perhaps - temple to the rendering of industry and technology in art, full of paintings and sculptures of man and woman at work all around the world. The museum's new exhibition, "Magnificent Machines of Milwaukee," focuses the spotlight on its own hometown.
Harley's Juneau Avenue birthplace and headquarters underwent explosive growth over the years. That story is told through original architectural drawings and vintage photographs in the new H-D Museum exhibit, "Building a Milwaukee Icon: Harley-Davidson's Juneau Avenue Factory."
The Brew City MKE Beer Museum, which the Milwaukee County Historical Society opened in October 2017 as a pilot museum in a former restaurant space at The Shops of Grand Avenue, will close for good at last call on March 3, but could pop up again in a new location.
Milwaukee art collectors Jan Serr and John Shannon opened their own museum in December, called The Warehouse, at 1635 W. St. Paul Ave. on a strip in the Menomonee Valley that has been seeing a lot of development lately, including a new furniture store, a craft brewery and more.
"How Dry I Am: Prohibition Milwaukee" opens Wednesday, Jan. 16 at the Milwaukee County Historical Society, 910 N. Old World 3rd St., offering an interactive exploration of what Prohibition meant in a city that beer made famous.
Clayborn Benson has been sharing the history of black people in Wisconsin for three decades - and he recently described that history to dozens of visitors celebrating the museum's 30th anniversary, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
The new space for America's Black Holocaust Museum, located at North and Vel R. Phillips Avenues, opened its doors to the public Saturday as part of Doors Open Milwaukee, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Thursday nights are about to get a little prettier in Milwaukee. The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum will open the Demmer-Neptune Gate on July 19 for the first Thursday Night in the Garden, where the public can enjoy the beautiful Renaissance Garden and its Lake Michigan views.
On June 18 and 19, the community will commemorate the 30th anniversary of Cameron's founding of America's Black Holocaust Museum, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Milwaukee filmmaker, photographer and author Chip Duncan and his Nairobi, Kenya-based colleague Salim Amin will be on hand at a reception celebrating a joint photography exhibit at the Charles Allis Art Museum on Friday, May 18.
The Milwaukee Museum Mile is hosting its seventh annual Museum Mile Day on May 13, conveniently coinciding with Mother's Day. This year, after taking mom out for brunch, head to the East Side for a Sunday afternoon filled with art, culture, history and scenic views.