Results tagged with 'wisconsin historical society press'
Published Sept. 16, 2014
Though the exhibition was a small one, Milwaukee photographer Kevin Miyazaki's "Perimeter" show at the Haggerty Museum was one of the highlights of the local arts scene in 2013. Now, the project is showcased in a hardcover book -- officially launched with an event on Wednesday, Sept. 17 -- and we caught up with Miyazaki to ask him about the inspiration for and the perspiration of creating this unmatched exploration of Lake Michigan and its diverse users.
Published May 24, 2014
We're headed toward the summer reading season and as you start to stack up prospective titles to bring with you to the beach, the campsite or your porch swing, here are a few books with roots in the Badger State.
Published March 23, 2014
For his latest book - "For Love and Money: Portraits of Wisconsin Family Business" - photographer Carl Corey, had one criteria: Wisconsin family-owned businesses in existence a minimum of 50 years. Like Corey's previous book, "Tavern League: Portraits of Wisconsin Bars," "For Love and Money" relies on images to tell a powerful story of the state.
Published Oct. 6, 2013
Thanks to some great publishers that really focus their energies and efforts on getting Wisconsin down on paper, there seems to be a never-ending stream of quality literature - fiction and non - about the Badger State. Here are some recent titles that tell a portion of the Sconnie story.
Published March 4, 2013
Wisconsin Historical Society Press publishes some great Badger State books for adults on everything from bowling alleys to bars, history to nature to sports and more. But, the Madison-based publisher also dishes up new titles each year in its great Badger Biographies series for young readers ages 7 and up. The latest explore the lives and work of artist Mary Nohl and Father James Groppi.
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