Milwaukee Art Museum announces reopening procedures

Published June 10, 2020

The Milwaukee Art Museum, which closed on March 15 due to the coronavirus outbreak, says it will begin a phased reopening this summer, but has not yet announced a specific opening date.


Striking Goya print show launches MAM season of mastery

Published May 3, 2018

For the second straight season, Milwaukee Art Museum has tied together its major exhibitions into an overarching theme. Last time, with Winslow Homer and "Road Trip," the theme was "travel." Now, a trio of new exhibitions focuses on artistic technique and innovation.


6 must-see museums and shows

Published Jan. 27, 2016

We're celebrating unplugged week here at OnMilwaukee - ironic, I know - but it's a perfect reminder that there is plenty to get out and do in this town if you'd just put the damn phone down for a minute (yes, guilty as charged). Here are six museums and shows worth checking out right now...


Layton Art Collection Board expands partnership with MAM

Published Dec. 19, 2014

The Layton Art Collection, Inc. has renewed its historic agreement with the Milwaukee Art Museum to preserve and protect the Layton Collection at the Milwaukee Art Museum. The collection, which served as the foundation for Milwaukee's first public art gallery, has been housed at the museum since 1957.


MPS senior brings original music to MAM

Published Oct. 3, 2012

Ronald Reagan College Preparatory High School senior Derrick Hahn and the Reagan Concert Band will perform Hahn's "A New Rising Dawn" Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Milwaukee Art Museum.


Milwaukee Art Museum director of exhibitions leaves

Published July 8, 2012

Milwaukee Art Museum Director of Exhibitions Laurie Winters is leaving the MAM to become the president and executive director of The Art Consortium, Inc., a non-profit organization that fosters new thinking and collaborations among museums around the world.