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Results tagged with 'Museum'

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Goodbye, "witch's house"

Published March 27, 2014

No Milwaukee high school experience, including my own, was complete without a trip or two to the "witch's house."


Familiar images lead viewers into Skreber's abstraction

Published Nov. 7, 2013

Milwaukee Art Museum's series of Currents exhibitions is now in its 31st year and Thursday, Nov. 7, the 36th installment - "Currents 36: Dirk Skreber" - opens at MAM with a 6:15 p.m. exhibition talk by the artist. Skreber, who is best known for his work showing crashed cars, is represented here by an outdoor sculpture to the east of the Calatrava building, but also by a selection of his large-scale paintings in the Contemporary Galleries and by his 30-minute video, "Turgidity," which is making its U.S. premiere here.


Real kids review "Real Pirates"

Published Jan. 22, 2013

In mid-December, Bobby Tanzilo wrote a great preview piece about "Real Pirates," the current temporary exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. I returned yesterday with three kids in tow to get their perspective.


Road warriors, rebels & rock stars: 100 years of the leather jacket

Published July 19, 2012

The leather jacket. It's not just a piece of clothing. It's a symbol, a uniform, a battle flag - a coat of armor even. And more than anything, it's just plain cool. Tonight the Harley-Davidson Museum gathers three people who were invaluable in creating the exhibit to participate in a roundtable discussion.


Old World Wisconsin revives history

Published June 20, 2009

Imagine stepping into a world where people cooked the food they grew on wood stoves, made their own soap and sewed all of their clothes. Such an experience is available just 35 miles southwest of Milwaukee at Old World Wisconsin, the country's largest outdoor museum of rural life.

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Princess Stephanie

Tuesday August 13th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL    I am still working every day to pare down my piles of clutter. I took two boxes of accumulated trinkets and baubles to a friend of a friend that will hopefully be able sell it all on Ebay, and then brought a couple of bags of clothing...

The Milwaukee Observatory Opens in South Shore Park This Saturday

The Milwaukee Observatory, an inspiring museum in the park and Milwaukee History Experience created by Bay View High School and Bradley Tech High School students, will be open to the public on Saturday, August 10. Located within South Shore Park in Bay View, The Observatory inspires visitors and ...

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