Past Feature Exhibitions


Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair
February 5, 2015–May 3, 2015

Inspiring Beauty showcases nearly one hundred objects, including stunning gowns and ensembles by haute couture designers such as Yves St. Laurent, Pierre Cardin, and Patrick Kelly, as it explores the fifty-year history of the pioneering charity fashion fair. The traveling fair and its director-producer, Eunice W. Johnson, helped redefine the concepts of beauty, style, and empowerment for African Americans.

 

Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums
October 2, 2014–January 4, 2015

Bellini, Botticelli, Titian—great masters of European art feature prominently in this exhibition. Experience the full breadth of Italy’s rich painting tradition. See paintings of the late Middle Ages and Renaissance, and Neoclassical and genre paintings of the nineteenth century, in a rare viewing of this extraordinary collection, at its only Midwest venue.

 

Kandinsky: A Retrospective
June 5, 2014–September 1, 2014

This retrospective exhibition celebrates Wassily Kandinsky (Russian, 1866–1944), one of the key figures in Modern art, and showcases the extraordinary collection of Kandinsky’s works in the Centre Pompidou, Paris, and the world-class holdings of the related Blaue Reiter movement in the Mrs. Harry Lynde Bradley Collection at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

 

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Past Special Exhibitions


  

PostcardsPostcards from America: Milwaukee
July 10, 2014–November 2, 2014

Flow:Flow: The 2014 NCECA Ceramic Arts Invitational
February 22, 2014–March 23, 2014

  

CurrentsCurrents 36: Dirk Skreber
November 7, 2013–March 2, 2014

  

Tattoo:Tattoo: Flash Art of Amund Dietzel
July 3, 2013–October 13, 2013


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