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Exhibition: Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England
03/01/2018 - 05/20/2018 (more information)
Winslow Homer
Rocky Coast (Maine Coast), 1882–1900
Oil on canvas
Wadsworth Atheneum, The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund. Endowed in memory of Leontine Terry Hatch by J.T.S. and D.C.S., 1945.1. Allen Phillips / Wadsworth Atheneum
Exhibition: Turning to Turner
Through 04/29/2018 (more information)
William Miller
After Joseph Mallord William Turner, The Shipwreck
From J. M. W. Turner and W. Cosmo Monkhouse, The Turner Gallery (New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1879–80). Milwaukee Art Museum Research Center. Photo by John R. Glembin
U.S. 97, South of Klamath Falls, Oregon, July 21, 1973, 1973
Exhibition: The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip
01/26/2016 - 04/22/2018 (more information)
Stephen Shore
U.S. 97, South of Klamath Falls, Oregon, July 21, 1973, 1973
© Stephen Shore, Courtesy of the artist and 303 Gallery, New York
Exhibition: Designing Paris: The Posters of Jules Chéret
12/15/2017–04/29/2018 (more information)
Jules Chéret
Bal du Moulin Rouge, 1889
Promised Gift of James and Susee Wiechmann
Bal du Moulin Rouge, 1889
Green Chicken, 2008
Exhibition: Jaime Hayon: Technicolor
Through 03/25/2018 (more information)
Jaime Hayon, designer
Green Chicken, 2008
lacquered fiberglass with metal base
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, purchase with funds from the Decorative Arts Acquisition Trust, 2015.6.

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Thursday until 8 PM
Closed Mondays (Open Mondays, Memorial Day–Labor Day)
Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day (open on Christmas Eve).

Admission:
Feature exhibitions are included in the price of admission.
$14 Adults
$12 Students (w/ID), Seniors (65+), Military (w/ID)*

  • *Memorial Day through Labor Day: Veterans, active military, and their families get in FREE to the Museum

Free to Members and Kids 12 & under
Free the first Thursday of every month (excluding groups), sponsored by Target®.

All adult tour groups or school groups should call 414-224-3842.

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Thursday until 8 PM
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Open Tuesday–Sunday, 11 AM–4 PM

Plan your visit
With 1,500 pieces on display at one time, the Milwaukee Art Museum has more art than most visitors can see in a day. These resources will help you find your way around. Get directions & parking.

History
The Milwaukee Art Museum has its roots in two Milwaukee art groups from the 1880s. These organizations and their collections merged under one roof for the first time in 1957. The Museum and its holdings continued to grow over the decades. In 2001, a major addition put the Museum on the map, nationally as well as internationall

Museum info
The Milwaukee Art Museum collects and preserves art, presenting it to the community as a vital source of inspiration and education.

30,000 works of art. 350,000+ visitors a year. 125 years of collecting art. From its roots in Milwaukee’s first art gallery in 1888, the Museum has grown today to be an icon for Milwaukee and a resource for the entire state.

The 341,000-square-foot Museum includes the War Memorial Center (1957) designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, the Kahler Building (1975) by David Kahler, and the Quadracci Pavilion (2001) created by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.

Central to the Museum’s mission is its role as a premier educational resource, with educational programs that are among the largest in the nation, involving classes, tours, and a full calendar of events for all ages.

Collection

Four floors of over forty galleries of art are rotated regularly with works from antiquity to the present in the Museum’s far-reaching Collection. Included in the Collection are 15th– to 20th–century European and 17th– to 20th–century American paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, decorative arts, photographs, and folk and self-taught art. Among the best in the nation are the Museum’s holding of American decorative arts, German Expressionism, folk and Haitian art, and American art after 1960. The Museum also holds one of the largest collections of works by Wisconsin native Georgia O’Keeffe.

Important artists represented include Nardo di Cione, Francisco de Zurbarán, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Winslow Homer, Auguste Rodin, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Pablo Picasso, Jóan Miro, Mark Rothko, Robert Gober, and Andy Warhol.

In addition to the works in the Museum’s Collection galleries, there are a variety of changing exhibitions throughout the year, including the three major feature exhibitions in the Baker/Rowland Galleries of the Quadracci Pavilion.


Exhibitions

Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England
March 1 through May 20, 2018
(more information)

Turning to Turner
Through April 29, 2018
(more information)

The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip
January 26 to April 22, 2018
(more information)

Designing Paris: The Posters of Jules Chéret
December 15, 2017–April 29, 2018
(more information)

Jaime Hayon: Technicolor
Through March 25, 2018
(more information)

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