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Museum Director Marcelle Giving a Press Preview

Streets of Paris Event at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Posted on June 30th, 2022


WHAT: Streets of Paris

From July 14 to 17, be transported to France and French-speaking countries across the globe including Mali, Senegal, and Haiti during this extravaganza inspired by the feature exhibition Always New: The Posters of Jules Chéret.

Highlights of the four-day event include:

  • Free Museum admission during extended hours on Friday, July 15, 5–8 p.m.; programming includes printmaking with Anchor Press Paper & Print, storytelling by Dr. Jacqueline Robinson-Hunsicker, moko jumbie by Allenton Riley, dance by the Ton Ko-Thi Youth Performing Ensemble, and live music by guitarist Bill Paul and the band Kreyòl Roots.
  • Free film screening of the documentary Myth of a Colorblind France and panel discussion on Thursday, July 14, at 6 p.m., presented in partnership with Black Lens: A Pillar of Milwaukee Film
  • Beer garden, open Friday evening through Sunday, featuring Raspberry Chéret, a raspberry double radler inspired by Always New: The Posters of Jules Chéret
  • Hands-on art making with the Kohl’s Art Studio, Friday–Sunday, at the Museum (10 a.m.–4 p.m.) and Bastille Days (10 a.m.–6 p.m.)

The full lineups for each day of the event are available online here.

WHEN:
Thursday, July 14, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Friday, July 15, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. (free Museum admission 5–8 p.m. only)
Saturday, July 16, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday, July 17, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Visit the website for full daily lineups.

WHERE:
Milwaukee Art Museum
700 N. Art Museum Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202

About the Milwaukee Art Museum
The Milwaukee Art Museum welcomes people from throughout the community and the world to find themselves and lose themselves in art, creativity, and culture. At any one time, visitors can experience over 2,500 works on view within the Museum’s collection galleries and three ever-changing exhibition spaces; participate in engaging programming; and explore the one-of-a-kind spaces across the 24-acre lakefront campus. The iconic architecture brings together structures designed by Eero Saarinen, David Kahler, and Santiago Calatrava. Famous for its moving Burke Brise Soleil, the Museum serves as a symbol for Milwaukee pride and connects the shores of Lake Michigan to the city’s bustling downtown.