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Exhibition: William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance
Through 08/19/2018 (more information)
William Kentridge
More Sweetly Play the Dance. Installation view at EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam
© William Kentridge. Courtesy of EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam.
More Sweetly Play the Dance. Installation view at EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam
Exhibition: Epic and Intimate: Seventeenth-Century French Prints from the Hockerman Collection
Through 08/12/2018 (more information)
Jacques Callot
The Great Stag Hunt, ca. 1619 (detail)
Etching
Purchase, with funds from Ethel K. Hockerman through the Milwaukee Art Museum Print Forum, M1993.134. Photo by Efraim Lev-er.
Exhibition: Extraordinary Elegance: Nathan Lumbard’s Desk-and-Bookcase
Exhibition: Extraordinary Elegance: Nathan Lumbard’s Desk-and-Bookcase
Through 11/25/2018 (more information)
Nathan Lumbard
Desk-and-Bookcase, 1800–02
Cherry, mahogany banding, light and dark wood inlay, and white pine
Layton Art Collection Inc., Purchase, Virginia Booth Vogel Acquisition Fund, L1996.1a–c. Photo by John R. Glembin.
Exhibition: Daring Technique: Goya and the Art of Etching
Through 09/09/2018 (more information)
Francisco de Goya
The Famous Martincho Places the Banderillas Playing the Bull with the Movement of His Body (El famoso Martincho poniendo banderillas al quiebro), 1816 (detail)
Milwaukee Art Museum, Bequest of Howard L. Zetteler in memory of his wife, Evelyn H. Zetteler.
Photo by John R. Glembin.
The Famous Martincho Places the Banderillas Playing the Bull with the Movement of His Body (El famoso Martincho poniendo banderillas al quiebro), 1816 (detail)
View on the Merced, Yosemite, 1865–66
Exhibition: Photographing Nature’s Cathedrals: Carleton E. Watkins, Eadweard Muybridge, and H. H. Bennett
05/18/2018–08/26/2018 (more information)
Carleton E. Watkins
View on the Merced, Yosemite, 1865–66
Courtesy of the American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Libraries.
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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

William Kentridge: More Sweetly Play the Dance
Through August 19, 2018
(more information)

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

Epic and Intimate: Seventeenth-Century French Prints from the Hockerman Collection
Through August 12, 2018
(more information)

Extraordinary Elegance: Nathan Lumbard’s Desk-and-Bookcase
Through November 25, 2018
(more information)

Daring Technique: Goya and the Art of Etching
Through September 9, 2018
(more information)

Photographing Nature’s Cathedrals: Carleton E. Watkins, Eadweard Muybridge, and H. H. Bennett
May 18–August 26, 2018
(more information)

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