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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.
mam.org.
 
Upcoming events

Aug. 30, 2014
Send Off Summer with Story Time and Kohlís Art Generation

On Saturday, August 30, send summer off with a fun tale of art and imagination as Kohl's Art Generation presents Story Time in Galleries at Milwaukee Art Museum. Kids have the opportunity to hear a story that relates to a work of art in the galleries and then make a drawing inspired by what theyíve seen and heard. This week's Story Time book selection is Meet Me at the Art Museum by David Goldin.

Aug. 30, 2014 - Aug. 30, 2014
Enjoy the last weekend of summer with Kohlís Art Generation Studio

School starts September 2, so get your family out for some fun for the last weekend of summer! On August 30 and 31, stop by the Kohl’s Art Generation Studio at the Milwaukee Art Museum for their Open Studio to create art inspired by the artwork in the Museum's Collection and exhibitions. This month’s theme is abstract art. The Kohl’s Art Generation Studio is a hands-on art studio that features a variety of activities and art projects, with new projects each month. Children and families can choose to stop in for a few minutes or spend an entire day creating art together. Kohl’s Art Generation Studio is open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sept. 4, 2014 - Aug. 6, 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.

Sept. 4, 2014
Milwaukee Art Museum Free Admission

Admission to the Milwaukee Art Museum is free for everyone on the first Thursday of every month. Admission includes access to the entire Museum; including special exhibitions, programs, and lectures.

Sept. 13, 2014 - Sept. 13, 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! There is a $15 recommended donation (includes Museum admission for that day); proceeds benefit the Museum and omTownYogis' Annual Grant Fund. Contact jennifer.kobe@mam.org with questions.



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