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700 N. Art Museum Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 224-3200
www.mam.org
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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

Oct. 8, 2016 - Oct. 8, 2016
Yoga @ the Museum

Whether you are new to yoga or want to deepen your practice, join us once a month in Windhover Hall for a morning of meditation, relaxation, and clarity. The class is open to all levels and presented by the Milwaukee Art Museum and omTown Yogis. -Walk-ins welcome, as space allows -Please bring your own mat There is a $15 recommended donation (includes Museum admission for that day); proceeds benefit the Museum and omTown Yogis' Annual Grant Fund. Contact stacy.frankiewicz@mam.org with questions.

Oct. 16, 2016 - Oct. 16, 2016
Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays: Día de los Muertos

Celebrate loved ones and this cultural tradition as you take part in art activities that use the symbols and colors of Day of the Dead! Paint your face like a sugar skull, enjoy mariachi music and Mexican folkloric dance presented by local performers, and make an artful addition to a community ofrenda.

Oct. 21, 2016 - Jan. 22, 2017
MAM Exhibit Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s

Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s is an exhibition that explores masterworks of German Expressionist cinema. Organized by La Cinémathčque française, Paris, the exhibition features production design drawings, photographs, posters, documents and equipment, as well as film clips from more than 20 films, and examines the groundbreaking period in film history that occurred in Germany during the Weimar era after World War I. 

Oct. 21, 2016 - Jan. 22, 2017
Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s

The Milwaukee Art Museum presents Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s, featuring set designs, drawings, photographs, posters, and more from masterworks of German Expressionist cinema. Influenced by the highly charged emotionalism of the Expressionist movement, German filmmakers employed dramatic lighting, off-kilter framing, strong shadows, and distorted perspectives to express the unease and discomfort of the period following World War I. These works served as a catalyst for science fiction and horror and continue to inspire contemporary filmmakers, including Tim Burton and Martin Scorsese. Organized by La Cinémathčque française, in Paris, this exhibition includes film clips from more than 20 films, offering a window to an exceptionally groundbreaking period in German film history.

Nov. 12, 2016 - Nov. 12, 2016
Yoga @ the Museum

Whether you are new to yoga or want to deepen your practice, join us once a month in Windhover Hall for a morning of meditation, relaxation, and clarity. The class is open to all levels and presented by the Milwaukee Art Museum and omTown Yogis. -Walk-ins welcome, as space allows -Please bring your own mat There is a $15 recommended donation (includes Museum admission for that day); proceeds benefit the Museum and omTown Yogis' Annual Grant Fund. Contact stacy.frankiewicz@mam.org with questions.



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