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Join us for this year’s Art Exposés!

Join us for Art Exposé, a monthly gallery talk, presented by either Art History Galleries staff or professors of the Department of Art History. As part of the presentation, a single rarely seen selection from the UWM Art Collection will be...

Thursday, February 27 2020 - Thursday, May 14 2020

Ethiopian Art: Christian Narratives from the Kebra Nagast

This exhibit displays religious and political artworks with the Kebra Nagast, Ethiopia’s sacred Christian text. Most of these works date from the twentieth century, but the religious motifs are ancient. Ethiopian emperors claim political authority through a lineage traced to...

Thursday, February 27 2020 - Thursday, May 14 2020

Claim, Consume, Curate

What was the first object you bought with your own money? What did your parents' living room look like? What dish are you afraid to break? Claim, Consume, Curate examines the material culture of modern life in three contexts. “The Home,” “The Boutique,” and “The Museum” include over fifty...