Art

Arts & Culture
11:45 am
Tue November 25, 2014

Art Outside Of Milwaukee, A Chat With Sharon Lynne Wilson Center's Executive Director

Credit Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts

Much of the region’s arts and culture is concentrated in Milwaukee.

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Arts & Culture
2:10 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Racine Art Museum Showcases "The Life and Times of Robert W. Ebendorf: Jeweler and Metalsmith"

Robert W. Ebendorf - "Bring it Together," 2000. Found jar lid, glass, turquoise, china shards, ivory, copper, and tile grout 4 15/16 x 2 5/8 x 5/8 inches. Racine Art Museum, Promised Gift of The Porter•Price Collection
Tom Van Eynde

The Racine Art Museum specializes in contemporary crafts; showcasing things like glasswork, ceramics, and jewelry of all kinds. 

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Arts & Culture
2:42 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

From Attic To Art Show: Cedarburg Art Museum Features Local Treasures

Credit Cedarburg Art Museum

Sometimes treasures really can be found in an attic. Case in point is a discovery that was made by Cedarburg resident Jim Groth 15 years ago. 

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Arts & Culture
3:55 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

MSOE Exhibit Reveals The Industrial Landscapes Of Twentieth-Century Germany

Copper Mill at Duisburg on Rhine River by Erich Mercker

A new book and exhibit at the Milwaukee School of Engineering examines the work of 20th century German industrial painters.

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Arts & Culture
12:33 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

​The Notorious Past and Contentious Present of Mary Nohl's Iconic House

Mary Nohl's house will soon be relocated.
Credit ribarnica, flickr

    

If you grew up in the Milwaukee area a few decades ago, you knew it as “The Witch’s House.”  Tucked down a dead end road in Fox Point, the wild rumors were put to rest ten or fifteen years ago, as more became known about the house’s inhabitant, artist Mary Nohl.

The house sits behind a forest of trees and concrete sculptures on one side, and Lake Michigan on the other.  It’s nothing like anything else on the block or in the area.

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Arts & Culture
1:26 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Noh Print Collection on Display at Villa Terrace Art Museum

Tsukioka KĹŤgyo, "Kumasaka" from "Nogaku Hyakuban," Woodblock print, 15x10 in.
Credit villaterracemuseum.org

An exhibit at Milwaukee’s Villa Terrace Art Museum casts a spotlight on one of the world’s oldest forms of theater -- Noh.

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Arts & Culture
11:55 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Taking Wisconsin to Luxembourg Through New Artist-In-Residence Program

A new partnership between the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend and the Ministry of Culture in Luxembourg will provide a three-month artist-in-residence program at Bourglinster Castle funded by Wisconsin’s Ansay Development Corporation.
Credit Museum of Wisconsin Art

A quick geography quiz – where’s Luxembourg?  Okay, we’ll settle for “someplace in Europe.”  Many of us might have a difficult time precisely placing the small country on a map – it’s wedged in between Belgium, Germany, and France. 

Its population is about 500,000 – less than the city of Milwaukee, and it is 200 square miles smaller than Milwaukee County. But why are we telling you this? 

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Arts & Culture
12:03 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Museum of Wisconsin Art Displays 'The Wisconsin Idea' in John Steuart Curry Exhibition

John Steuart Curry, Wisconsin Farm Scene, Oil on canvas, 1941. Gift of First National Bank and First Wisconsin Corporation, Lent by the Chazen Museum of Art, UW-Madison to the Museum of Wisconsin Art
Museum of Wisconsin Art

When Wisconsin scenery comes to mind, images of rolling hills scattered with cattle and farm houses is often at the top of the list. This year the Museum of Wisconsin Art celebrates the Wisconsin landscape and the quintessential artist who brought it to the public in their exhibition of John Stuart Curry's work.

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Arts & Culture
1:05 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

A Girl's Best Friend Isn't Always Diamonds

"Off The Street, From The Beach" by Robert Ebendorf
Credit Tom Van Eynde

Whether your jewelry was bought at your favorite store, passed down from your grandmother or handcrafted by yourself, it has some type of value in it. 

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Arts & Culture
2:00 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Unplanned Biography Helps Grieving Mother

Riding Through Grief by Barbara Manger.
Credit tower.com

On a Sunday morning in February 2008, Wisconsin native Matt Manger-Lynch was killed after being struck by a van during a bicycle race in Chicago. He was 29 years old. A chef, a cyclist, an outdoorsman, an adventurer, he left behind his parents, his brother, a wife, and family and friends across the globe.

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