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Mother’s Day Brunch at the Milwaukee Art Museum


Posted on April 23rd, 2015

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Vicki Scharfberg
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Mother’s Day Brunch at the Milwaukee Art Museum

We’re bringing back the big, beautiful Windhover brunches from back in the day!

Milwaukee, Wis. – April 1, 2015 –The Milwaukee Art Museum will be hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch on May 10, 2015. This event will celebrate the day with a springtime bounty of food catered by the Museum’s Café Calatrava, including a free mimosa for Mom.

Enjoy the spectacular views of the lake while savoring a vast array of brunch favorites from an extensive menu, including made-to-order omelets, chef’s carving stations, smoked salmon, and pastries. Bloody Marys, mimosas, beer, wine and cocktails will be available for purchase as well.

Windhover Hall is the illustrious grand reception hall within Quadracci Pavilion. Radiantly lit from an ascending 90-foot-high atrium, Windhover Hall is a postmodern, dramatic space of unrivaled elegance. The hall is frequently used to house exhibitions, weddings and other elegant functions, which makes it the perfect place to celebrate this special day and your special mom.

The Mother’s Day Brunch will be served at three time slots: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m.

The event fee is $40 a person; $35 for a Member; kids 7–12 are $15; and kids under 6 are free. Parking, taxes and gratuity will be included in the ticket price. Tickets can be purchased online at mam.org or by phone at 414-224-3200.

 

ABOUT MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM

Prominently situated on the shores of Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee Art Museum campus welcomes 400,000 visitors annually. The Museum was founded more than 125 years ago and is the largest and most significant art museum in Wisconsin. It houses a rich collection of over 30,000 works, with strengths in 19th- and 20th-century American and European art, contemporary art, and American decorative arts. It is the world’s leading repository for work by untrained creators and has one of the largest collections of works by Georgia O’Keeffe. The Museum’s celebrated Santiago Calatrava–designed Quadracci Pavilion, completed in 2001, showcases both Museum-produced and traveling feature exhibitions.

RESTORE. REINSTALL. REIMAGINE.

Beginning in fall 2014, the Museum began an ambitious project to renovate its two oldest buildings, the Eero Saarinen–designed War Memorial Center (1957) and the David Kahler–designed addition (1975), which house the Museum’s Collection Galleries. Increased gallery space, including an entire floor dedicated to photography and new media, an improved gallery layout, and a new lakeside entrance are among the improvements planned. The collections will be off view through fall 2015; however, the Museum is open throughout construction, with a vibrant schedule of exciting exhibitions, educational offerings, and special programs in the Quadracci Pavilion. For more information, visit mam.org.

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