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.
Like a craft brewery hoping to create a buzz and ramp up production, Chicago's Brewseum is starting out small, doing a collaboration brew while it works to find a permanent home. The first exhibition, "Brewing Up Chicago: How Beer Transformed a City," includes some great Milwaukee materials, and is on view now at the Field Museum in the Windy City.
The Milwaukee Public Museum has a new exhibit, The Power of Poison, that's organized by the American Museum of Natural History and runs though July 7.
Discovery World will host a launch celebration for its new "Power On" energy experience on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 9 a.m.
The Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame is partnering with Discovery World on a new exhibit that will celebrate the state's past, present and future sports heroes. The new exhibit at the museum will open on Jan. 24, 2019, in conjunction with the Hall of Fame's 69th anniversary induction.
Thanks to a $2 million grant from the We Energies Foundation, Discovery World will get a new immersive energy exhibition called "Power On" that will show how a variety of forms of energy are generated and transformed and how these processes make the world go 'round.
In its new major show, Milwaukee Art Museum takes a different look at one of America's most beloved painters. "Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England" opened on March 1 and runs through May 20.
The new Big League Fun exhibit at the Betty Brinn Children's Museum debuted on Nov. 18 and has been so popular among families that it's already been extended to next March. Milwaukee is the exhibit's first stop on a traveling, four-year national tour.
This fall, Discovery World and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation open "Physics & You," an exciting, fun and hands-on permanent exhibit that explores gravity, aerodynamics, lift and drag, electricity and electromagnetism, and Newton's Laws of Motion.
The Milwaukee Public Museum's beloved Streets of Old Milwaukee exhibit will be livelier than usual this weekend, as interactive activities and costumed actors take to the streets for guests' education and entertainment.
Wendy Christensen, the Milwaukee Public Museum's taxidermist / artist, is best known for her recreation of Samson, the beloved gorilla from the Milwaukee County Zoo. Most recently, however, she constructed two life-sized, detailed Arabian horses for the museum's new exhibit, "Crossroads of Civilization."
"Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair" explores the vision, innovation and power of the historic charity fashion spectacle -- and its groundbreaking founder.
The Jewish Museum Milwaukee - located inside the Helfaer Community Service Building at 1360 N. Prospect Ave. - is ready to rock. For the last several months, the museum has been prepping and tuning up its latest exhibit, "Jews Who Rock," a quick stroll through rock `n' roll history and the role Jews played in its thunderous ascent to popularity.
No Milwaukee high school experience, including my own, was complete without a trip or two to the "witch's house."
Milwaukee Art Museum's series of Currents exhibitions is now in its 31st year and Thursday, Nov. 7, the 36th installment - "Currents 36: Dirk Skreber" - opens at MAM with a 6:15 p.m. exhibition talk by the artist. Skreber, who is best known for his work showing crashed cars, is represented here by an outdoor sculpture to the east of the Calatrava building, but also by a selection of his large-scale paintings in the Contemporary Galleries and by his 30-minute video, "Turgidity," which is making its U.S. premiere here.