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11 Milwaukee Public Museum insider tips

Published April 10, 2015

Milwaukee Public Museum is, by far, the most-visited museum in the state. And, did you know, it's the sixth most-visited natural history museum in the country? Even the folks who stroll the Streets of Old Milwaukee and explore the rainforest on a regular basis can miss some of the many little details scattered around this Milwaukee institution. Here are a few to look for.

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A man creates a king

Published March 15, 2015

Craig Yanek spent two years creating King Tut and his chariot for a display in the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Crossroads of Civilization" exhibit, which opens Sunday.

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Inspired by film, "Crossroads" curator Lupton crafts the story of history

Published March 13, 2015

Since he was a kid, Carter Lupton has loved seeing stories told on the big screen. He still sees movies regularly; in fact, that first big screen exposure to ancient culture with 1959's "Hercules" eventually guided Lupton to where he is now, helping to craft and tell stories of his own - the ultimate story: history - as the lead curator for the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Crossroads of Civilization," the museum's first new permanent exhibition in more than a decade.

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Cleopatra comes to Milwaukee

My Tuesdays and Thursdays are typically spent at the Milwaukee Public Museum, doing the Exhibits Intern thing. As I've mentioned before, this sometimes means cleaning life-sized models of dinosaurs. Most commonly, it involves me at a desk, headphones in, plowing through some project that needs ...

25 Years Already?

Friday November 14th, 2008 - Milwaukee, WI/Lake Villa, ILAs close as I can figure it exactly twenty-five years ago today I stepped on a stage to try my hand at standup comedy for the very first time. I was a twenty year old punk without a clue as to what life was about or what the future would br...


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