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Milwaukee artist Ray Chi wins East Library art commission

Published Feb. 7, 2014

Today, The Milwaukee Public Library announced the commission award for a public art installation outside the new East Branch, currently under construction. Milwaukee multimedia artist Ray Chi has been selected to create the art project on North Cramer Street and East North Avenue that will reflect the ideas of community, literature, storytelling and learning.


Urban spelunking: Treasures of MPL's Krug Rare Books Room

Published Oct. 31, 2013

Even if you climb the stairs up to the second floor of the Milwaukee Public Library's Central Library you might miss the Krug Rare Books Room. Inside - in a 5,839 square foot area that is kept at 68-70 degrees Fahrenheit and 40-50 percent relative humidity - are more than 15,000 rare items, including books, artwork, periodicals and other items. Here are some of the best of them.


Two artists selected for East Library's public art project

Published Oct. 10, 2013

The Milwaukee Public Library announced the two artists commissioned to create two public art installations in the East Library, which is currently being remodeled. The two winning local artists are Santiago Cucullu and kathryn e. martin.


MPL hosts art selection committee for new East Branch

Published Aug. 30, 2013

The Milwaukee Public Library's Public Art Selection Committee will hold a meeting on Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. to hear presentations by the five finalists selected to develop public art concepts for the new East Branch.

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Friday July 24th, 2009 - Milwaukee, WI   I have a friend from out of town that had a job interview today in Milwaukee. He knew I’m from there and asked if I’d go up and show him around and make sure he was able to find the place he needed to be. I really didn’t want to...

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