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Art Exposé: April Bina

On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, the UWM Art History Gallery hosted Art Exposé. Art Exposé is a monthly gallery talk that exhibits a selected object from the UWM Art Collection on the second Tuesday of every month from 1-2 PM. April… Read More

Painter Talks to ARTHIST 364: Modern Painting II

On Wednesday, May 4th, Shane Walsh an artist and lecturer in Painting & Drawing at the Peck School of the Arts, spoke to Visiting Assistant Professor Sarah Schaefer’s ARTHIST 364: Modern Painting II: 1900 to the Present. Walsh first spoke… Read More

Lomenzo accesses African Art Collection

Spero Lomenzo, an undergraduate working toward a degree in creative writing, visited the UWM Art History Gallery on Thursday, April 21st to view African Masks in the UWM Art Collection.

Fontaine Interns at UWM Special Collections

Graduate student Cameron Fontaine is interning at the UWM Special Collections in the UWM Library for the Spring 2016 semester.

Brazeau brings class to the Milwaukee Art Museum

On Wednesday April 27, Linda Brazeau, Director, UWM Art Collection and Galleries, presented a talk to her Art History class, ARTHIST 470 Topics in American Art: Re-defining American Landscape: Nature, Mind, Body at the Milwaukee Art Museum, while touring the exhibition, Nature and the American Vision, which features nearly fifty masterpieces from the New-York Historical Society’s acclaimed collection of landscape paintings.

Surrealist Fair

On April 27, Visiting Assistant Professor Sarah Schaefer’s ARTHIST 465: Dada and Surrealist Art students participated in a SurrealistFair, held at the UWM Art History Gallery.

A Glimpse at the Life of an Intern

Abby Armstrong has been a curatorial intern at Marquette University’s Haggerty Museum of Art this spring semester.

2015 Lawrence R. Hoey Memorial Prize

The 2015 Hoey Prize winner, Marianna Cecere, accepted the award at the reading of her paper, “Knowledge and hubris: the Astronomers miniature in the Psalter of Blanche of Castile” on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

Gorfinkel to give talk at Wayne State University

Associate Professor Elena Gorfinkel will be giving the annual Dennis Turner Memorial Lecture at Wayne State University on Friday, April 22, 2016.

Curators Conversations Spring 2016

On Friday April 15, 2016, Director of the UWMAC, Linda Brazeau and Christa Story, Curator of Collections, attended Curators Conversations organized by David Wells of Edgewood College and held for the first time at the Madison Public Library.