Programs & Events

PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Gallery Talk: How Posters Work

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 1:30 PM

Join Monica Obniski, Demmer Curator of 20th- and 21st-Century Design, for a tour of How Posters Work—and discover how some of the world’s most creative designers have pushed the boundaries of two-dimensional design.

Bradley Family Gallery
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Artist Talk: Sonnenzimmer

Thursday, June 8, 2017, 6 PM

Hear from Nick Butcher and Nadine Nakanishi of the Chicago-based graphic art studio Sonnenzimmer, as they discuss the poster process and the future of graphic arts. This talk is in conjunction with How Posters Work.

Sponsored by: Milwaukee Art Museum’s Print Forum

Lubar Auditorium
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Gallery Talk: How Posters Work

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 1:30 PM

Join Monica Obniski, Demmer Curator of 20th- and 21st-Century Design, for a tour of How Posters Work—and discover how some of the world’s most creative designers have pushed the boundaries of two-dimensional design.

Bradley Family Gallery
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Opening: Frank Lloyd Wright: Buildings for the Prairie

Friday, July 28, 2017, 10 AM–5 PM

In celebration of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, this exhibition
presents a selection of the famed architect’s drawings and related examples of
his furniture, stained glass, and textiles. Featured are designs from Studies
and Executed Buildings, a two-volume monograph popularly called the Wasmuth
Portfolio after its German publisher, Ernst Wasmuth. The portfolio is
considered the most significant collection of Wright’s early work.

Bradley Family Gallery
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Member Drink & Think: Frank Lloyd Wright: Buildings for the Prairie

Thursday, August 10, 2017, 5:30 PM–7:30 PM

Enjoy refreshments and socialize with other Members before getting an insider’s look at the exhibition Frank Lloyd Wright: Buildings for the Prairie. A cash bar opens at 5:30 p.m. (one complimentary beer or glass of wine per person); the tour begins at 6:15 p.m., followed by time for questions and discussion.

This event is a benefit for Art Advocate–level Members ($175) and above. RSVP at 414-224-3284 or membership@mam.org.

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Presenting Sponsor: PNC

Gallery Talk: Frank Lloyd Wright: Buildings for the Prairie

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 1:30 PM

Join Brandon Ruud, Abert Family Curator of American Art, and explore Frank Lloyd Wright: Buildings for the Prairie. This exhibition presents a selection of the famed architect’s drawings and related examples of his furniture, stained glass, and textiles.

Bradley Family Gallery
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission

Gallery Talk: Frank Lloyd Wright: Buildings for the Prairie

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 1:30 PM

Join Brandon Ruud, Abert Family Curator of American Art, and explore Frank Lloyd Wright: Buildings for the Prairie. This exhibition presents a selection of the famed architect’s drawings and related examples of his furniture, stained glass, and textiles.

Bradley Family Gallery
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission