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Milwaukee Art Museum

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Address: 700 N Art Museum Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone Number: 414-224-3220
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Description: Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing...
Museum boasts an extensive collection of nearly 20,000 works, representing such artists as Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe and Andy Warhol.
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50 years of Ebony featuring fashion shows is outstanding!

Altough the rest of the museum is closed for construction it is worth the trip to see the Inspired 50 year of Ebony..... It showcases the African American fashion shows that were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Verona, Wisconsin
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Verona, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Altough the rest of the museum is closed for construction it is worth the trip to see the Inspired 50 year of Ebony..... It showcases the African American fashion shows that were done by Eunice Johnson wife of the founder of Johnson Publishing Company best known for Ebony and Jet. The designers featured are amazing! Yves St Laurent, Ungaro, Bill... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Whether you like art or not you will enjoy a trip to the MAM. Designed by Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava, the facility is a work of art all by itself. Stand in the lobby, gaze out the massive windows and imagine you're out to sea. Be sure to get there in time to see the wings open which happens daily... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

The Ebony exhibit & the beautiful building were fantastic! However, my coworker and I wandered around trying to find the rest of the place for about 15 minutes haha. Hopefully it opens soon and we can go back for a more in-depth experience!

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Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Love visiting the MAM and try to get there for every different traveling exhibit. My 14 yr old daughter and I really enjoyed the current Fashion (Ebony) Exhibit. It was cool to see all the fashionable dresses from different decades. There was a certain dress that you couldn't help but want to touch...it had material that sprang out in an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Amazing building by world-famous Santiago Calatrava. Stop by for a photo-op at least and/or take in the great works inside. Stunning building.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I think people tend to forget that this is an art museum. People get so caught up in the architecture and neglect the pieces of art found inside the building. Do yourself a favor and do more than simply snap a few photos inside the Quadracci Pavillion when you visit.

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Brookfield, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We totally enjoyed Beauty In Bloom last weekend. Along with this, we toured the current special exhibit called Inspiring Beauty. Awesome! Do not miss this! It is here until May 3, 2015. Congrats to MAM for bringing this to Milwaukee!

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

If you love art and architecture, this is the place for you. The permanent exhibits aren't open because of a major construction project. However the Ebony fashion exhibit more than makes up for it. I took the audio tour, but I wished I had signed up for the docent tour. It is so interesting. You'll recognize a lot of the... More 

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chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I live about 45minutes away from this museum and often pick it over traveling into Chicago for the Art Museum. They always have interesting exhibits and parking is cheap and plentiful. Situated on the Lake shore-you can combine the visit with a quick walk into downtown Milwaukee for food or just walk along the lake front. Great contemporary art pieces... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I couldn't go to Milwaukee without seeing this attraction. Was at a conference and ducked out of free lunch to go. Had a coupon for 1/2 off attraction, but when I tried to use it, it didn't work because the Art In Bloom exhibit was going on. Unfortunately the permanent collection was under construction and not available. So, I paid... More 

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