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Museum of Wisconsin Art

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So much talent!

We enjoyed the Mowa Chalk Fest and also toured the museum! If you love art...that's the place to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
West Bend, Wisconsin
Summer Chalk Art in the Museum's Parking Lot

Each year around July the MOWA hosts a weekend outdoor art and chalk festival. (check for dates... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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The MWA houses the state's premier collection of Wisconsin art. It is also home to an unrivaled collection by Milwaukee-born Carl von Marr.Exhibiting historic and contemporary Wisconsin Art.
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205 Veterans Ave, West Bend, WI 53095-3413
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Mowa Chalk Fest and also toured the museum! If you love art...that's the place to visit!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SaF3-Trav3ls
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each year around July the MOWA hosts a weekend outdoor art and chalk festival. (check for dates) This year was our second year attending. It is a lot of fun for the family. Free admission to tour the art museum on that weekend. The chalk...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

We decided to check out this museum when visiting the area where we had formerly lived. This museum has some interesting works from artists with some connection to Wisconsin. We especially enjoyed the temporary exhibit featuring photographs taken over many years in the Wisconsin Dells...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank willieb3077_12
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

My husbands 50th high school class reunion was held at the Art Museum and it was a wonderful event. There was plenty of room but was still intimate enough to facilitate connecting with classmates. The food was good, not great, but the staff was very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank lindarW1499IB
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Nice collection of art ranging from contemporary to 19 the century and special exhibit of the Wisconsin Dells. The Dell's exhibit had very old photos from steroscopes when the Dell was just lands no buildings to photos from the 1970s. Very enjoyable exhibit I especially...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank trvlnutAppleton_WI
Reviewed May 25, 2019

This is a modest little museum of art produced in Wisconsin. There was little that I found interesting, but that wasn't the worst of it. What I found most objectionable was their admissions policy. Based on what the museum is, I would say a fair...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gary B
Reviewed April 14, 2019

The youth education program and offerings are great, give them a try on a Studio Saturday. The museum has art experiences unique for Wisconsin.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dgibb0n
Reviewed January 15, 2019

There have been some truly historic artists that came from WI. There is a painting there from the Chicago's World Fair, along with a painting that hung in the home of the Hearst family (Patty Hearst. They have weekly workshops for members for adults and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rocinante R
Reviewed January 6, 2019

The architecture of the building is stunning in itself. The experience stimulates your interest in the best artists from WI. Staff is very friendly.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank atwellsue8
Reviewed October 11, 2018

I love everything in this small city, as I visit it through years, and never tired of seeing new and old things. Museum is especially attractive. It is small, but has real gems as Carl Fon Marr,, and other Wisconsin painters. Also their temporary exhibitions...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vladimir C
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