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Milwaukee Art Museum Play Date with Art

Feb. 15, 2013 10:00 a.m. - Feb. 15, 2013, 5:00 p.m.

The Milwaukee Art Museum welcomes children and parents to Play Date with Art: Marvelous Mobiles – a unique, engaging way for the youngest of Museum visitors to have hands on experience with art! On Friday, February 15 from 10am – 12 pm, children 5 and under will learn about the Museum’s Calder mobile and have the opportunity to create their very own hanging piece of artwork. The young artists will work on fine motor skills, using string to suspend fun shapes, colorful feathers and other objects from a spoon and will take a break to join in Signing Time at 10:30am. Play Date with Art: Marvelous Mobiles will take place at the Milwaukee Art Museum and is free with Museum admission. While at the museum, kids and families are invited to stop into the Kohl’s Education Center—a fun, interactive space designed to give kids an appreciation for art through participation in exciting, creative and hands-on projects. Part of the Kohl's Art Generation program, this space is made possible through $4.3 million from Kohl's Cares and Kohl's Department Stores to the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Milwaukee Art Museum
700 N. Art Museum Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-224-3200
http://www.mam.org
Venue Description:
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.
Milwaukee Art Museum
http://mam.org/