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700 N. Art Museum Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 224-3200
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The Milwaukee Art Museum's collection comprises more than 20,000 works of art from ancient to contemporary and is housed in a trio of unique structures from Eero Saarinen's 1950s building through a David Kahler section added in the 1970s and the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion.

The museum houses 15th to 20th century European and American paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, decorative arts, folk art, Haitian art and outsider art.

MAM's cafe also offers great lunches in a luminous setting with lake views.

Visit the Milwaukee Art Museum's Web site for hours, admission fees and a full description of current exhibitions.
mam.org.
 
Upcoming events

Dec. 22, 2014 - Dec. 29, 2014
Milwaukee Art Museum Hosts Kohl's Art Generation Open Studio: Painted Stories

Winter break is nearly here, leaving many parents looking for creative and fun ways to keep the kids busy during their days off. The Milwaukee Art Museum has the perfect solution: the Kohl’s Art Generation Studio. The Kohl’s Art Generation Studio is open every day the Museum is open: Tuesday through Sunday, with additional holiday hours on Monday, December 22 and December 29. Children and families are invited to come, explore, and create. The December Studio theme is focused on family and the many paintings of people in Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting. Visitors can make a family portrait—perfect to give as a holiday gift. They can also looks to the master Italian painters in the exhibition to learn about perspective, color, and light tricks to make their paintings pop! Kohl’s Art Generation programs are free with Museum admission. Kids 12 and under are always free.

Jan. 1, 2015
Target First Free Thursday

Admission to the Milwaukee Art Museum is free for individuals and families (excluding groups) on the first Thursday of each month, thanks to Target.

Feb. 5, 2015
Target First Free Thursday

Admission to the Milwaukee Art Museum is free for individuals and families (excluding groups) on the first Thursday of each month, thanks to Target.

March 5, 2015
Target First Free Thursday

Admission to the Milwaukee Art Museum is free for individuals and families (excluding groups) on the first Thursday of each month, thanks to Target.

April 2, 2015
Target First Free Thursday

Admission to the Milwaukee Art Museum is free for individuals and families (excluding groups) on the first Thursday of each month, thanks to Target.



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