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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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Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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Awesome venue - just walking into the wing will take your breath away. Surrounded by the white marble ribs of the structure - the view of Lake Michigan - the Calder mobile and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Awesome venue - just walking into the wing will take your breath away. Surrounded by the white marble ribs of the structure - the view of Lake Michigan - the Calder mobile and the Chihuly glass sculpture - it's all pure delight. Their cafe is wonderful, the menu changes to compliment the exhibits. Food is good, they serve wine and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

A must stop for all ages in Milwaukee. Will come back to see all that we may have missed. Beautiful.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

If you're in the Milwaukee area and are looking for something fun and somewhat cheap to do, check out the art museum! There are plenty of paintings and different pieces of art on display here! My favorite painting is by Kees Van Dongen - Woman with cat. However I just looked and it is not currently on display. :-( Visit... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I've gone to the MAM more times this year than I have in years past because of the fun new exhibits and events! Being a native Milwaukeean, I've made several trips to the MAM over my lifetime, but I'm noticing a shift in the museum. I thoroughly enjoyed the temporary Ebony Fashion Fair exhibit along with the audio tour. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The location alone makes it a must see. The beautiful building soars as it "flies" over its' Lake Michigan location. The inside is even better. Plus you can walk from this art museum to the kids' discovery world. Almost any kind of art you might be interested in is here. Take a peek in the gift shop and for a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The architecture itself is the most magnificent piece of art in the museum. Located right by Lake Michigan, the museum is like a sailboat ready to take you on a voyage. The interior of the building is as good as the exterior. The best part is that you don't need to pay for admission to appreciate the architecture! As for... More 

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Marinette, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I'm sure others have described this place with far more articulation than I, so in my words its one of the coolest buildings I have ever seen, the gem in Milwaukee's crown. Go see it you cant be disappointed.

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

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

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

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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