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Published April 2, 2014
Sometimes hidden, sometimes in plain site in parks, along roadsides, at the lakefront, are remnants of Milwaukee's past scattered. While Milwaukee has preserved parts of its past built environment, many buildings and bridges and other structures have long disappeared. Meanwhile, stray bits of that past can still be seen. Here are a few...
Published Sept. 24, 2013
In a sense, the story of Frederick Layton is the story of art in Milwaukee. Not only was the English immigrant meat-packer one of Milwaukee's first serious art collectors, he was also among the first to pony up to build a civic art gallery - the Layton Art Gallery on Jefferson Street - to allow the public access to his collection. That gallery also had an important local art school attached and, while the gallery morphed into the Milwaukee Art Museum, strands of the school are woven into the history of Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.
Published Dec. 10, 2007
The "Boat House" is a Floating Gallery.
Published Aug. 29, 2007
Jack H. White, one of the seven co-founders of the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), passed away at the age of 64 on Friday, Aug. 10 at his Tampa home.
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