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Milwaukee Art Museum [edit]
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. 2, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015
Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums

With works by some of the greatest names in European art, Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums will examine the thematic and stylistic developments in Italian art—from the religious paintings of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance to the secular neoclassical and genre paintings of the nineteenth century.

Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014
Yoga @ the Museum

Join us for Yoga in Windhover Hall. The class is open to all levels. Doors open at 7:45 a.m. Register now and arrive early (registrations close 5 p.m. the Friday before) Walk-ins welcome, as space allows Parking is available in the Museum's underground garage, $5 (before 10 a.m.) Please bring your own mat Reserve your spot today!

Oct. 23, 2014
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.

Nov. 6, 2014
Target Free First 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.

Nov. 6, 2014
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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