Results tagged with 'postcards'
Published May 28, 2013
From rocks to coins to cat figurines, people have collected items since ancient Egypt. Some have taken the collecting concept to super kooky corners and hoard human hair or burnt food. Unfortunately, we did not find such collections locally, but were able to connect with numerous Milwaukeeans with a penchant for stockpiling amusing items.
Published Jan. 19, 2013
At first glance, it might seem odd that The John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan might put out a call asking people from around the country to submit Wisconsin postcards for its current show, "Wisconsin Confidential: An Exhibition without Borders," which runs through Feb. 3. But, think about it - Badger State postcards would more likely be sent from the state than to it.
Published March 4, 2010
Inspired by the urban street photography featured in "Street Seen: The Psychological Gesture in American Photography 1940-1959" at the Milwaukee Art Museum, OnMilwaukee.com Staff Writer Maureen Post will share a snapshot of a Milwaukee landmark each day for the 10 days leading up to "MAM After Dark"on March 12.
Published Jan. 10, 2006
A century ago, postcards weren't the tacky prints you find at the mall today. They were small works of art that captured just about everything a city had to offer. A new book celebrates some of Milwaukee's best.
Published April 5, 2005
Like most cities, Milwaukee postcards are pretty corny. Why is this? Local distributors and collectors give us all of the answers signed, sealed and delivered in this third segment of OMC's exclusive "This Sucks" column.