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."
Now that interim Milwaukee Public Museum President and CEO Dr. Ellen Censky has been given the position on a permanent basis, we caught up with her to talk a bit about the museum and its future.
The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) Board of Directors announced Wednesday morning that museum President and CEO Dennis Kois will resign at the end of August for undisclosed personal reasons.
The fact that Milwaukee Public Museum has been considering a new home is no secret, but the idea has again been in the news recently. We talked to president and CEO Dennis Kois about the kinds of decisions and considerations that figure into such a move.
The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) and Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) announced today that Kohl's Thank You Thursday, a partnership offering free general admission to the Museum on the first Thursday of every month, will continue into 2017. The new schedule kicks off on Thursday, June 2.
If you get Downtown regularly, you've likely already spotted the giant egg sitting atop a crate in Red Arrow Park, near the corner of Kilbourn and Water. Is it about to hatch? We asked the experts at Milwaukee Public Museum.
The Milwaukee Public Museum's (MPM) beloved exhibit the Streets of Old Milwaukee (Streets) will close temporarily on Aug. 3 to be reimagined and renovated in celebration of its 50th anniversary.
Though ticket prices will rise beginning Monday, March 2, individual admission to the Milwaukee Public Museum will now include free entry to a planetarium show, as well as admission to a new permanent exhibit that opens next month.
The Milwaukee Public Museum and Greater Milwaukee Foundation teamed up this weekend to present the first of 12 "Gifts to the Community," a program established by the Foundation to provide the public with unique experiences that showcase the people, places and opportunities that make greater Milwaukee special. More than 26,000 people visited MPM during the all-access, free weekend, making January 24 and 25, easily the busiest two days in the Museum's 130-year history.
On Wednesday, Oct. 29, Milwaukee Public Museum president and CEO Dennis Kois will dedicate the museum's solar panel wall, with a special acknowledgement for the donors who helped make the project possible.
The Milwaukee Public Museum has just announced that the rattlesnake in its second floor bison hunt exhibition has fled the scene. According to the release, the snake has gone on vacation, and has apparently been in contact with museum officials.
New Milwaukee Public Museum Director Dennis Kois is a hometown boy who never expected to return to his native Milwaukee. We sat down to talk about coming home, what he found at the museum when he arrived and what the future will bring for a venerable Milwaukee institution.
The Milwaukee Public Museum's Board of Directors announced today that Dennis Kois, currently the executive director of the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Boston, will be the museum's new president and CEO.