Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwaukee Art Museum

The traveling exhibit on the Ebony Fashion Fair, now open at the Milwaukee Art Museum, shares an anniversary with the fashion program at Mount Mary University.

Thirteen of the garments on display at the art museum came from Mt. Mary’s historic costume collection. Lake Effect's Bonnie North spoke with the university's dean of the School of Arts and Design, Barbara Armstrong.

Susan Bence

The O’Donnell parking garage in downtown Milwaukee is in need of repair, and it’s no secret that some supervisors want the structure off county books. The County Board may vote Thursday on whether to enter into talks with the Milwaukee Art Museum to either buy or lease the property.

Milwaukee Art Museum

High fashion isn’t usually the kind of thing an art museum exhibits.

Milwailee Art Museum

The Wassily Kandisnky exhibit is entering its final weeks at the Milwaukee Art Museum.  

Susan Meiselas/Magnum Photos

For the past year and a half, a group of photographers from the photographic cooperative Magnum Photos has fanned out across America.  The project, Postcards from America, aims to capture the essence of specific places across the country from multiple points of view.

HGA Architects

After a firestorm of criticism last month, the Milwaukee Art Museum has released updated designs for its new addition.

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.

Alessandra Sanguinetti, Postcards from America, tumblr

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.

Milwaukee Art Museum

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.

Courtesy of Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

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

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