Milwaukee Art Museum

Arts & Culture
5:39 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Milwaukee Art Museum Will Expand

Milwaukee Art Museum Expansion Plans
Milwaukee Art Museum

The lakefront museum plans to add 17,000 square feet and a new entrance, to the east. Construction should begin in fall and take one year.

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Arts & Culture
6:57 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

PHOTOS: Photography Collective Captures Wisconsin's Extremes

A group of photographers are using their collective images to capture the essence of Wisconsin and other places in America. Here pictured is Salem, Wis.
Alessandra Sanguinetti, Postcards from America, tumblr

Lake Effect's Bonnie North interviews MAM photography curator Lisa Sutcliffe and photographers Donovan Wylie of Northern Ireland and Jacob Sobol of Denmark.

Photography is usually thought of a solitary pursuit, but when you're trying to capture the essence of a state like Wisconsin, you might need some back-up.

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Arts & Culture
1:11 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Why Is There a Smashed Car Outside the Milwaukee Art Museum?

Dirk Skreber's "Untitled" (2009) at an installation at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles
Credit Milwaukee Art Museum

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews artist Dirk Skreber and exhibit curator Margaret Andera.

If you’ve walked along the lakefront by the Milwaukee Art Museum recently, you may have seen a new sculpture and done a double-take.

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Arts & Culture
4:19 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

New Exhibit Offers Glimpse at 19th Century Celebrity Life

Thomas Sully's 1833 "Frances Anne Kemble as Beatrice", part of the Sully retrospective at the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Credit Courtesy of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Exhibit curators William Rudolph and Carol Eaton Soltis spoke with Lake Effect's Mitch Teich about "Thomas Sully: Painted Performance".

If you thought the celebrity publicity machine was a modern-day phenomenon, think again.

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Politics & Government
12:14 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

County Inks New Deal for War Memorial/Milwaukee Art Museum

Group photo, after signing the agreement
Credit Susan Bence

Milwaukee County officials have approved a new agreement for funding the lakefront War Memorial and the Milwaukee Art Museum.

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