Sat, Oct 17 and Nov, 1:30 PM Learn about the Warhol exhibition in French with Béatrice Armstrong, owner, French Institute of Milwaukee.
Every Thurs, Oct 1–Dec 31, noon (except Nov 26 and Dec 24)
The artist’s renowned screen test videos, featuring celebrities and artists of the 1960s, will be on display throughout the exhibition.
Thurs, Oct 22, 6:15 pm See episodes of Andy Warhol’s Fifteen Minutes, a television series produced for MTV, with Carl Bogner and Thomas Schur of UW–Milwaukee.
Fri, Oct 23, 1:30 PM Look behind the scenes of the 42 TV episodes Warhol created with Steven Spielberg, Liza Minnelli, and more, with former Factory employee Vincent Fremont.
Both Warhol video programs are presented as part of the 2009 Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival; see http://arts.uwm.edu/lgbtfilm for complete info. Support provided by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Johnson and Pabst LGBT Humanity Fund
Thurs, Oct 8, 6:15 PM Explore how Warhol re-created himself as a work of art using subterfuge to create an aura of mystery, with Thomas Sokolowski, director of the Andy Warhol Museum. Sponsored by the Contemporary Art Society
thurs, nov 5, 6:15 pm Learn more about the work that inspired Warhol. Martin Kemp of Oxford University will discuss the Renaissance artist’s scientific approach to art. Book signing to follow; Leonardo is available from the Museum Store. Optional dinner in Café Calatrava at 7:15 p.m. Call 414-224-3293 for details. Sponsored by the Fine Arts Society
thurs, nov 19, 6:15 pm Discover how Warhol remade himself in the 1980s as a resurrected “60s” artist by finding spiritual leadership in other artists. Charles Stuckey, a scholar based in New York, tells the story. Sponsored by the Contemporary Art Society
All books on sale in the Museum Store and at mam.org/store.
Bradley Rooms. RSVP 414-224-3826 or firstname.lastname@example.org
sun, dec 6, 10 am–4 pm Visit the wacky and wonderful world of Andy Warhol. Experiment with spaghetti prints and traditional Pop art images to create unique holiday items to give or to cherish. Pop in for a little while or stay all day!
three fridays, 5 pm—midnight Kick off the new season with a sneak peek of Andy Warhol: The Last Decade before it opens to the public. At each of three original Warhol-themed events, enjoy the DIY Studio, Photo Booth, music by Radio Milwaukee DJs, exclusive access to the galleries, refreshments, and more.
thurs, dec 31, 3–8 pm Bring the whole family to this exciting early hours gathering for young and old. Say goodbye to 2009 as you say hello to an open studio, gallery games, music, and many more dandy Andy activities during the final days of Andy Warhol: The Last Decade.