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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

Feb. 13, 2016
Kohl’s Art Generation Lab: Haitian Art

This February, families are invited to visit the new Kohl’s Art Generation Lab: Haitian Art. This exhibition highlights one of the most notable collections of Haitian art since the massive earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, and immerses visitors in the art and culture of Haiti, both past and present. To honor this collection, there will be special performances in the Lab every Saturday in

February at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.:

February 6: Be a part of a story with community-based artist Carmen Quinlivan

February 13: Listen to traditional and contemporary music that celebrates African roots and the spirit of Haiti with Jahmes Findlayson & Dumah Saafir February 20: Enjoy music and dance rooted in African and Caribbean culture with Ko-thi Dance Company

February 27: Explore Rara festival music with Emily Lanxner, Kantara Souffrant, and faculty and students from Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Afterwards, families can drop by the Kohl’s Art Generation Studio to create Haitian-inspired artwork where they will investigate the importance of symbols and use paint to explore the power of pattern and color. Families can also check out the brand new Kohl’s Art Generation Gallery: Rubbish! to explore how artists use discarded materials to make art. Both the Gallery and Lab are open during Museum hours.

Feb. 13, 2016 - Feb. 13, 2016
Valentine Dinner

Treat your Valentine to an artful evening at the sexiest building in Milwaukee! Indulge in a special three-course dinner on Valentine’s Day Eve prepared by Executive Chef Jason Gorman. After dinner enjoy a tour of the recently renovated Collection Galleries together. $175 (per couple)/$150 Member (per couple) + tax and gratuity

Feb. 20, 2016
Kohl’s Art Generation Lab: Haitian Art

This February, families are invited to visit the new Kohl’s Art Generation Lab: Haitian Art. This exhibition highlights one of the most notable collections of Haitian art since the massive earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, and immerses visitors in the art and culture of Haiti, both past and present. To honor this collection, there will be special performances in the Lab every Saturday in

February at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.:

February 6: Be a part of a story with community-based artist Carmen Quinlivan

February 13: Listen to traditional and contemporary music that celebrates African roots and the spirit of Haiti with Jahmes Findlayson & Dumah Saafir February 20: Enjoy music and dance rooted in African and Caribbean culture with Ko-thi Dance Company

February 27: Explore Rara festival music with Emily Lanxner, Kantara Souffrant, and faculty and students from Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Afterwards, families can drop by the Kohl’s Art Generation Studio to create Haitian-inspired artwork where they will investigate the importance of symbols and use paint to explore the power of pattern and color. Families can also check out the brand new Kohl’s Art Generation Gallery: Rubbish! to explore how artists use discarded materials to make art. Both the Gallery and Lab are open during Museum hours.

Feb. 27, 2016
Kohl’s Art Generation Lab: Haitian Art

This February, families are invited to visit the new Kohl’s Art Generation Lab: Haitian Art. This exhibition highlights one of the most notable collections of Haitian art since the massive earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, and immerses visitors in the art and culture of Haiti, both past and present. To honor this collection, there will be special performances in the Lab every Saturday in

February at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.:

February 6: Be a part of a story with community-based artist Carmen Quinlivan

February 13: Listen to traditional and contemporary music that celebrates African roots and the spirit of Haiti with Jahmes Findlayson & Dumah Saafir February 20: Enjoy music and dance rooted in African and Caribbean culture with Ko-thi Dance Company

February 27: Explore Rara festival music with Emily Lanxner, Kantara Souffrant, and faculty and students from Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Afterwards, families can drop by the Kohl’s Art Generation Studio to create Haitian-inspired artwork where they will investigate the importance of symbols and use paint to explore the power of pattern and color. Families can also check out the brand new Kohl’s Art Generation Gallery: Rubbish! to explore how artists use discarded materials to make art. Both the Gallery and Lab are open during Museum hours.

 
 


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