Milwaukee art museum


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.


6 museum shows you can visit in your underwear

Published April 24, 2020

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.


New strategic direction aims to mold a more diverse Milwaukee Art Museum

Published Feb. 4, 2020

Milwaukee Art Museum on Tuesday announced its first new strategic direction since 2006, with its goal of emphasizing a focus on community, impact and financial sustainability most visible to the public initially via a Listening Lab that will be installed in the museum's Collection Galleries.


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.


MAM's "Portrait of Milwaukee" re-introduces us to barber Linus Mullarkey

Published Dec. 27, 2019

Whatever the reason, photographer Mark E. Jensen's 1975 portrait, "Linus Mullarkey, Barber (East Side, Milwaukee, WI)" - a diamond among many gems in the "Portrait of Milwaukee" photography show that opened in September at Milwaukee Art Museum - just grabs me by the eyes and pulls me right in.


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.


7 masterworks in the new "A Modern Vision" show at MAM

Published Nov. 14, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 15, Milwaukee Art Museum opens "A Modern Vision: European Masterworks from The Phillips Collection," a show that showcases 50 beautiful and important works from the renowned Washington, D.C. museum. Here are 7 tantalizing teasers to get you there.


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."


5 great images from Milwaukee Art Museum's "Portrait of MKE," open now

Published Sept. 6, 2019

"Portrait of Milwaukee," curated by the museum's Ariel Pate, the show, with 120 photographs from across the 20th century, opens Friday, Sept. 6 in the Herzfeld Center for Photography and Media Arts. We asked curator Ariel Pate to highlight some of her favorites.