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

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Jump to the Museum's Facebook page for a live walk-through of #HowPostersWork!

Today is the FINAL DAY to see #MilwaukeeCollects! Kids 12 and under see the exhibition for free and a complimentary audio guide is available to all.

Escape the rain and discover the private art collections of locals in our feature exhibition #MilwaukeeCollects! Today and Sunday are your FINAL chance to see nearly 200 works spanning period and medium- on loan from local living rooms! Kids 12 and under see it FREE.

This weekend is your last opportunity to see our feature exhibition #MilwaukeeCollects! See treasures from private, local collections—works of art on loan from local living rooms that are typically not on public view.
Kids 12 and under are FREE. 📲Learn more at mam.org/milwaukee-collects.
Image: Roy Lichtenstein. Red Lamps, 1990 (published 1991). Lithograph, woodcut, and screenprint on 4-ply Paper Technologies, Inc., Museum Board. 57 7/16 x 78 3/4 in. (145.9 x 200 cm). Collection of Bud and Sue Selig © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

With "A Social Event Archive," Paul Druecke sought to create a sociological typology that might capture how social interactions are collectively photographed, shared, and commemorated. The project predates Instagram and Facebook but predicted the blurring of private and public that such social media platforms allow.
What was the first image YOU shared on a social media site? Using #ASocialEventArchive describe why you originally posted this picture, what event it captures, and how it is different from what you might share now. "My first Facebook profile pic from 2008 is a stark contrast to the red square I use today. When I first joined Facebook, I shared personal posts (like this picture taken after a picnic in Point Reyes, California) with friends. Now that I am more aware of how much the personal and professional intersect online, I’m hesitant to post private information. I almost never share pictures of myself and would never post something so spontaneous now. – Lisa Sutcliffe, Curator of Photography and Media Art 📷 @ljssf

CLOSING SUNDAY— #MilwaukeeCollects features treasures from private, local collections—works of art from throughout the Greater Milwaukee area that are typically not on public view.
Artworks in the exhibition span centuries, media and artistic styles including early American paintings, icons of modern photography, Impressionist canvases and hallmarks of Art Deco design—by artists from Jules Chéret to Ed Ruscha.

Before @milwaukeemag and @MMiagazinemilwaukee, there was The Modern Milwaukeean! Read more about the 1920s publication on our blog throught the link in our bio 📲

Stop by the Kohl's Art Generation Studio this weekend to design an unforgettable Mother's Day gift using patterned paper, stencils, and photos, inspired by #HowPostersWork!

Thanks to our #KohlsArtGeneration Family Touch Tour App, first graders at Aurora Elemementary School in West Fargo, ND took a virtual field trip through our Permanent Collections this week! Take the tour on your next visit, or download from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. 📷: @auroraallstars

It's a party! 🎉Join us tonight at 5 p.m. for the Paul Druecke: A Social Event Archive Opening Celebration! #ASocialEventArchive
Image: Paul Druecke, A Social Event Archive, 1997–2007. 1 of 731 chromogenic prints, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and The Green Gallery, Milwaukee. Copyright Paul Druecke.

Join us this Saturday for 🙏🏻 Yoga @ the Museum! 📲 Use the link in our bio for more information.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! We appreciate you and your invaluable work! To thank you, the Museum offers FREE admission for Wisconsin K-12 teachers (with valid school ID or pay stub)! #thankateacher #teacherappreciationday

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