museums

Discovery World

The Milwaukee-based Brady Corporation marks its 100th year - in part - with the development of a new exhibit at Discovery World.

Smokey the Bear and Woodsy Owl Return to Milwaukee for Kids' Exhibit on Nature

Feb 21, 2014
VIP Photography

Though this Wisconsin winter has meant a lot of time cooped up kids, the Betty Brinn Children's Museum has just opened an exhibit that brings the outdoors inside.

Prize-Winning Japanese Quilts on Display in a Cedarburg Barn

Dec 5, 2013
Bonnie North, Lake Effect

The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts in Cedarburg has been selected as one of only three museums in the nation to host an internationally renowned Japanese quilt exhibit.

Milwaukee's Tattoo History on Display at Art Museum

Aug 12, 2013

The Milwaukee Art Museum planned an exhibit – with Harley-Davidson in mind. When thousands of riders celebrate its 110th anniversary this month, they can see the museum’s first-ever display of tattoo art.

Two Milwaukee men made it possible - both tattoo artists.  One arrived a long time ago – in 1913, Amund Dietzel. It’s his story, the museum chronicles. There are photographs of him, tattooed from neck to ankle.

Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear

The streets and shops of a Milwaukee gone by come back to life at a local museum.

Yinan Chen, Flickr

Starting Memorial Day, and running through Labor Day, more than 45 museums across Wisconsin will allow active duty military personnel and up to five family members to visit for free.

The Blue Star Museum program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across the county.

Museums participating in Milwaukee:

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