FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2012, 5 PM–MIDNIGHT
Northwestern Mutual Foundation presents
MAM AFTER DARK: Mardi Gras
ACCIDENTAL GENIUS: ART FROM THE ANTHONY PETULLO COLLECTION
Experience the world of modern self-taught art through
the eyes of Milwaukee entrepreneur and philanthropist
Anthony Petullo. This collection of eclectic, bold, and
exceptional art will inspire you to create your own. Join
curator Margaret Andera for a tour of the exhibition at 8 p.m.
LAISSEZ LES BONS TEMPS ROULER
No Mardi Gras party is complete without beads, dancing,
stilt walkers, jugglers, psychics, and a parade, courtesy of
ACA Music and Entertainment and UWM.
Kick off the celebration with free samples of the Caribbean’s
finest firewater, plus snacks courtesy of Café Calatrava.
HAITIAN ART, VOODOO & CARNIVAL
Explore the Flagg Collection of Haitian Art and learn
about the rites and rituals of Haiti’s carnival celebrations.
Enjoy a docent-led tour at 7 p.m.
Will you be crowned the King or Queen of Mardi Gras?
Show your spirit! Wear your most colorful and craziest!
RADIO MILWAUKEE DJs
Get your New Orleans groove on with tunes courtesy of
DJ Marcus Doucette.
Get inspired and tap into your own inner artist.
Free for Museum Members
>> Join at the door, get in free with a friend!
$12 at the door