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700 N. Art Museum Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 224-3200
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The Milwaukee Art Museum's collection comprises more than 20,000 works of art from ancient to contemporary and is housed in a trio of unique structures from Eero Saarinen's 1950s building through a David Kahler section added in the 1970s and the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion.

The museum houses 15th to 20th century European and American paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, photographs, decorative arts, folk art, Haitian art and outsider art.

MAM's cafe also offers great lunches in a luminous setting with lake views.

Visit the Milwaukee Art Museum's Web site for hours, admission fees and a full description of current exhibitions.
mam.org.
 
Upcoming events

July 22, 2017
Story Time in the Galleries

Come hear a story that relates to a work of art in the Milwaukee Art Museum, and then make a drawing inspired by what you have seen and heard.

July 23, 2017
Kohl’s Art Generation Family Sundays: The Great Art Adventure

Grab a Milwaukee Art Museum passport and travel through the galleries and the exhibition Rashid Johnson: Hail We Now Sing Joy, completing challenges along the way. Solve an artful puzzle, “act out” a painting, and talk with guest artists.

July 25, 2017
Gallery Talk: Paul Druecke: A Social Event Archive

Join Lisa Sutcliffe, Milwaukee Art Museum curator of photography and media arts, and guest David Robbins, whose interview with Milwaukee artist Paul Druecke appears in the exhibition catalogue, and explore Druecke’s Archive—on view for the first time in a museum in honor of its twentieth anniversary.

July 27, 2017
In Conversation: Paul Druecke and Jen Delos Reyes

Participate in a conversation about the social practice of art: art as a means to engage and build community. Jen Delos Reyes is a community arts organizer and associate director of the School of Art and Art History at the University of Illinois, Chicago. This event is in conjunction with the Milwaukee Art Museum exhibition Paul Druecke: A Social Event Archive. Stay afterward for Milwaukee artist Paul Druecke to sign your exhibition catalogue, available at the Museum Store.

July 28, 2017 - Oct. 1, 2017
Frank Lloyd Wright: “Buildings for the Prairie”

In celebration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, the Milwaukee Art Museum presents Frank Lloyd Wright:”Buildings for the Prairie,” featuring a selection of the famed architect’s designs and examples of his furniture, stained glass and textiles. Originally compiled by a German publisher and titled the Wasmuth Portfolio, this collection is considered the most significant compendium of Wright’s early work, showcasing the breadth and beauty of his output. The exhibition lends insight into the master’s early development and affords the opportunity to see the evolution of the Prairie School of architecture.



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