Celebrating Lois Ehlert


Lois Ehlert (1934–2021) was not only an acclaimed author and illustrator but also a friend, neighbor, and creative partner to the Milwaukee Art Museum. Throughout November, we celebrate her art and life across our programs for our youngest visitors and their families. Listen to her books during Story Time in the Galleries, or bring your toddler to a picture book–inspired Play Date with Art. On Lois’s birthday, November 9, join us in welcoming her longtime publisher to the Museum for a talk about their decades working together. In the studio, add your creative imprint to a mural that will grow throughout the month.

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Share Lois’s books with the next generation of young readers.

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