Galleries show recreations of native-American homes and clothing, clothing and tools brought by early settlers, photos of a changing Wisconsin and even a Wisconsin tavern, complete with mounted deer head.
Stop by to see small, changing shows by national and local artists.
The entire world of decorative art is here. Fantastic and endlessly amazing.
The new Bell has the warmth and appeal of an airport. Too little actual content, too much faux puffery.
The Minnesota Center for Books Arts is primarily a place for book-art related classes and workshops.
The subject matter ranges from Soviet posters, embroidered clothing, notable Russian painters – even photos of Chernobyl. While small in size, the shows are of excellent quality and very unique.
Massive, elaborate radios from the 1920s share space 1970s television cameras, metal tape machines, a working morse code station and vintage Apple IIe.The vast number of changes in communications in a relatively short amount of time is staggering.
The quirky and eclectic collection of art was a donation of Joann and Gary Fink and include sculptures, paintings, photography, cartoons and prints.
However, the pieces that are publicly available are of exceptional quality – from top couture names to examples of the most common, such as the ghastly Earth Shoe.
The Asmat people are a native community living on New Guinea, an island in the Pacific north of Australia.
A diverse, if odd, collection of displays worth visiting if you are in downtown Appleton.
The Minnesota Marine Art Museum is a tiny museum with a breath-taking collection of art. Despite having only 5 galleries, its permanent collection contains many of the biggest names in art. Wander among Klee, Monet, Cezanne, Gainsborough, Turner, Van Gogh, O’Keefe.
Milwaukee’s Natural History museum is a safe bet for entertaining a group of people with diverse interests. There’s dinosaurs, live butterflies, very dead bugs, minerals and shells, ancient cultures, the rain forest and dioramas galore.
An engineering art museum may seem like a dichotomy, but the Grohmann Museum, presented by the UW-Milwaukee School of Engineering, is a fascinating and excellent blend of the two. This surprisingly large museum is elegantly designed and the collection presented… Continue Reading →