Spring 2020 Virtual Teen Night
We, the Museum’s Spring 2020 Satellite Teen Interns, are bringing you some Teen Night highlights and projects that you can enjoy from home. Take a scroll through our online exhibition; go on a virtual tour, highlighting some of our favorite works in the Museum’s collection; and check out all the rad activities, films, and music we made this spring.
Teen Exhibition: Non / Fiction
Drawing inspiration from the works of Pauline Parker, Susan Meiselas, and Derek Adams, who are all featured in upcoming exhibitions, we explored the theme of storytelling. Click on the thumbnails to take a closer look at our original works. Plus, hear artist talks and watch behind-the-scenes videos.
Alexandra Farnsworth, Curiosity with a Garden. Broken toys, clay, metal wire, gouache. 18 x 18 x 18 in.
Emery Lamke, Growth Cycle. Photos, paper, beads, bubble wrap, plastic, oil pastel, glue, marker, fake flower petals, binder rings. 40 x 15 in.
Maeve Mullooly, Fairy Land. Plaster, sticks, moss, glue, paint, wood, found objects. 18 x 10 x 11 in.
Natalie Tapia Rojas, Friendly Reminder. Acrylic on canvas paper, colored pencils. Each cube: 5⅞ x 5⅞ x ¾ in.
Olivia Weeks, cumulonimbus. Cardboard, paper, foam-board, tape, stuffing, wire, watercolors, markers, lemons, fabric, and used envelopes. 46 x 57 x 5 in.
This exhibition is just a taste of the amazing work we’re creating.
Teen-Led Tours: What’s Good?
Here are a few of our favorite works from the Museum’s collection. Click on the images to hear more about why we love them.
Albert Besnard, Warning (L'Avertissement), from the series Elle, 1900. Etching and drypoint. Purchase, Schuchardt Fund, M2017.16.24. Photo by John R. Glembin.
David Schnell, Schleier (Mist), 2012. Oil on canvas. Purchase, with funds from the Contemporary Art Society, M2012.521. Photo by Uwe Walter, Berlin, courtesy Galerie Eigen + Art Leipzig. © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / Germany, VG BILD-KUNST
Eva Hesse, Right After, 1969. Fiberglass. Gift of Friends of Art, M1970.27. Photo by Larry Sanders. © The Estate of Eva Hesse. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth
Harry Bertoia, Dandelion, 1970. Gold-plated bronze and beryllium. Gift of Mrs. Harry Lynde Bradley, M1975.131. Photo by P. Richard Eells. © 2010 Estate of Harry Bertoia / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Henri Cartier-Bresson, Behind the Gare Saint-Lazare, Paris, 1932, printed later. Gelatin silver print. The Floyd and Josephine Segel Collection, Gift of Wis-Pak Foods, Inc., M1986.229. Photo by Dedra Walls. © Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos
Stephanie Syjuco, Total Transparency Filter (Portrait of N), 2017, printed 2019. Inkjet print. Purchase, Herzfeld Foundation Acquisition Fund, M2019.4. Photo courtesy of the artist.
Robert Arneson, Desolatus, 1984. Ceramic. Purchase, with funds from Friends of Art, M1984.78. Photo by John Nienhuis. © Estate of Robert Arneson / Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York
Robert Henri, Chinese Lady, 1914. Oil on canvas. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. Abert, M1965.61. Photo by P. Richard Eells.
Check out experimental shorts by Milwaukee up-and-comer Aral Nen Jr. Then, browse a curated list of movies, shows, and videos that we’re totally into.
Watch With Us
MoviesPulp Fiction (1994) The Princess Bride (1987) What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) The Iron Giant (1999) Little Women (2019) Parasite (2019) Nightcrawler (2014) Goodfellas (1990) Blood in Blood out (1993) Boyz n the Hood (1991) John Q. (2002) A Bronx Tale (1993) Queen and Slim (2019)
TV ShowsWhat We Do In The Shadows (2019) Euphoria (2019) Rick and Morty (2013) Malcolm in the Middle (2000) That 70s Show (1998) Dave (2020)
Kick back, and listen to beats by local DJs and musicians, including some of our fellow interns.
Lex Allen—Let Go
Shle Berry—Sugar Free
WebsterX—Everything (prod. by Q the Sun)
SistaStrings—Strange Fruit, Original String Cover
Genesis Renji—Wannabe (feat. IshDARR)
Make Your Mark
Time to get creative! Check out these DIY activities and tutorials to find some inspiration. Share your work with us at @mke_artxpress and @milwaukeeart.