Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Museum Tour

Extend your MSO for Schools experience with a docent-guided tour of works of art that relate to the concert’s themes. Book early; space is limited.

Grades K4–12. $5 per student; additional fees apply for MSO. To schedule your visit, register first with the Museum, online or at 414-224-3842, and then with the MSO, online or at 414-226-7886.

Music for Me! (Grades K4–2)

Carnival of the Animals Concert dates: April 10, 2014, at 10 AM and 11:30 AM
Museum tour: Animals in Art

Discover a menagerie of friendly animals and fantastic beasts from different cultures and times in paintings and sculptures.

Youth Series Concerts: Revolutions (Grades 3–8)

Colors of Wisconsin Concert dates: October 8 and 9, 2013, at 10:30 AM and 12 PM; October 10, 2013, at 10:30 AM
Museum tour: Wisconsin History Tour

Explore works of art, from folk art to fine art, that celebrate the history and pride of Wisconsin.

Symphonic Palette Concert dates: February 5 and 11, 2014, at 10:30 AM and 12 PM
Museum tour: Technique

Glazing, scumbling, impasto, collage, assemblage—these mysterious words are demystified after exploring the many techniques artist use to create their work.

Link Up: The Orchestra Sings Concert dates: April 9, 2014, at 10:30 AM and 12 PM
Museum tour: Art from Many Places and Times

In this overview of the Museum’s Collection, students acquire basic art vocabulary and critical-looking skills while exploring the making and meaning of art from different cultures.

Teen Series Concerts: Rethinking Romanticism (Grades 7–12)

Fauré Requiem Concert dates: February 13, 2014, at 10:30 AM
Museum tour: Life after Death

Investigate the symbolism and rituals in death from Western (European and/or American) and non-Western (Haitian, Asian, and/or African) art. Discover the similarities, differences, and cross-cultural influences reflected in today’s world.

Romeo and Juliet Concert dates: April 17, 2014, at 10:30 AM
Museum tour: Opposites Attract

What happens when opposites attract? Learn the stories behind the artists and the artworks in this tribute to eternal love.