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 first-ever Milwaukee Museum Week takes place Jan. 21-27 with 17 area venues taking part. We've picked six you absolutely shouldn't miss.
When the Milwaukee Art Museum reopened its reinstalled collection in revamped galleries something was missing, but many didn't even notice. What had been called the "Bradley Rooms" or the "Bradley Apartment" had vanished.
The Milwaukee Public Library's Board of Trustees has green-lighted discussions between the library and the Grohmann Museum, 1000 N. Broadway, at Milwaukee School of Engineering, that could bring $1 million to MPL in exchange for loaning Carl Spitzweg's painting, "The Bookworm," to the museum.
Meteorologists are predicting a wet and gloomy Gallery Night Friday, but as usual there are plenty of amazing exhibitions worth braving the storm for.
It's a winter wonderland once again in Wisconsin and Gallery Night is back to add to the urban beauty. Now 22 years old, the quarterly two-day event features 47 venues throughout the Milwaukee area.
After a year of hard work, the Milwaukee School of Engineering is ready to unveil the fruit of its labor: the Grohmann Museum, a 38,000-sq. ft. art space dedicated to the world's most comprehensive collection focusing on the evolution of human work.