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Milwaukee Museum Week returns for a second straight year

Published Jan. 17, 2020

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.

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Milwaukee Museum Week returns in January

Published Dec. 10, 2019

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.

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Grohmann Museum spotlights Milwaukee's industrial contributions

Published Sept. 30, 2019

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.

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Harley Museum show paints a picture of growth at Juneau Ave. HQ

Published Sept. 17, 2019

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."

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6 must-see MKE Museum Week events

Published Jan. 18, 2019

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.

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MPL gets the go ahead to discuss lending "The Bookworm" to Grohmann

Published May 29, 2014

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.

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Winter Gallery Night features nearly 50 venues

Published Jan. 13, 2010

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.

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MSOE unveils new Grohmann Museum

Published Oct. 11, 2007

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.