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700 N. Art Museum Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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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.
Upcoming events

May 22, 2015 - May 22, 2015
Wisconsin native Richard Haas: Architect of Illusion

Wisconsin native Richard Haas is a mural painter of “architecture of illusion”: his term to describe the trompe l’oeil architectural subjects for which he is best known. As a teenager, he spent two summers working with his great uncle, a master stonemason employed by Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin. Haas credits early interactions with Wright and his students in Spring Green for helping to shape his career as an artist. Haas’s work as a printmaker also focuses on architecture, with iconic buildings in New York and other cities serving as his subject matter. He is also an educator who has taught painting and printmaking at the University of Minnesota, Michigan State, Bennington College, and the School of Visual Arts in New York City. During this special event, Haas will share remembrances of Frank Lloyd Wright and illustrate how that formative time in his development resonated throughout his career.

June 4, 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.

June 6, 2015 - June 6, 2015
Yoga @ the Museum

Join us once a month for Yoga in Windhover Hall, presented by the Milwaukee Art Museum and omTown Yogis. The class is open to all levels. 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

June 19, 2015 - June 21, 2015
Lakefront Festival of Art

Welcome the return of summer, with the Milwaukee Art Museum's Friends of Art, at the ever-popular Lakefront Festival of Art event. Both inside the Museum and outdoors, under cover of a state-of-the-art tent, visit one-on-one with more than 170 jury-selected artists as they sell their jewelry, paintings, ceramics, metalwork, and more. With fun-filled interactive activities in the Children’s Area (featuring the PNC Creation Station), live music, the Milwaukee Magazine Wine Garden and the Blue Moon Beer Garden, a silent art auction, the sculpture garden, and a variety of food offerings, there’s something for everyone. More at Friday, June 19, 10 AM–10 PM Saturday, June 20, 10 AM–7 PM Sunday, June 21, 10 AM–5 PM

July 3, 2015
Cafe Event: Explosive July 3rd Experience

See Milwaukee’s lakefront fireworks from the Museum’s prime viewing location, during this exclusive—explosive!—event. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and a three-course prix-fixe dinner, live music, and an after-hours guided tour of the celebrated Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels exhibition. Complimentary parking adds great value to this special package. $125 / $110 Member

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