Kohl’s Education Center

Kohl’s Art Generation Gallery

Illusions: Near and Far

The Kohl’s Art Generation Gallery is open during Museum hours.

Final weeks! Open through November 2, 2014.

Explore how artists make a flat surface appear as if you could step right into it in Illusions: Near and Far, the latest interactive gallery installation. Try some of the tricks artists have invented such as using size, overlapping, sharp and fuzzy edges, and more to create the illusion of space. Then “build” your own monumental work of art!

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Kohl’s Art Generation Lab


Museum Inside Out

Final weeks! Open through November 2, 2014.

Explore what happens behind the scenes at the Museum! X-ray a painting, change the frames on works of art, ask the Museum curators about their work, the exhibitions—and more! This interactive experience combines high-tech activities with low-tech ones for an inside look at the way museums work.

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Kohl’s Art Generation Open Studio

The studio is the place to engage in ever-changing hands-on art projects and create something all your own to take home. Each month features a different theme; find your inspiration from the artworks in the Museum’s Collection and special exhibitions!

The Studio is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 AM–4 PM (Thursdays until 7 PM), so feel free to drop in for a few minutes or spend the day at the Milwaukee Art Museum!

Monthly Inspiration

Each month our weekend programs take on a new theme. Here is a quick list to get you inspired about the months ahead!

    October: Amazing Architecture

    Discover the amazing architecture of the Milwaukee Art Museum! Learn about the constrasting design styles of Eero Saarinen, David Kahler, and Santiago Calatrava—the three architects of the Museum’s campus. Explore elements of building design such as columns, cantilevers, and archways, and use architectural tools to design a building of your own invention. Also, construct an architectural model using found objects!

    November: Painted Stories
    December: Near and Dear
    January: Winter Warm-Up!
    February: Wearable Art
    March: All About Design
    April: Fabric FUNdamentals
    May: The Printed Word

Check out all of the Museum’s Weekend Family Programs.

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