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Joy of Museums

Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwaukee Art Museum

The Milwaukee Art Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, contains about 25,000 works of art. The museum’s collection includes 15th- to 20th-century European and 17th- to 20th-century American paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, decorative arts, photographs, and folk art.

The museum holds one of the largest collections of works by Georgia O’Keeffe. Other artists represented include Gustave Caillebotte, Jean-Honoré Fragonard, Winslow Homer, Auguste Rodin, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Wassily Kandinsky, Mark Rothko, and Andy Warhol.

Highlights of the Milwaukee Art Museum

  • “Boating on the Yerres” by Gustave Caillebotte
  • Frank Lloyd Wright, “Tree of Life” Window from the Darwin D. Martin House (Buffalo, New York), 1904
  • Claude Monet, Waterloo Bridge, 1900
  • Landscape by Henri Harpignies
  • Saint Augustine in His Study by Alexandre Cabanel

Milwaukee Art Museum

  • Museum:                          Milwaukee Art Museum
  • City:                                  Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Country:                           United States
  • State:                                Wisconsin
  • Established:                      1882
  • Type:                                Art Museum
  • Location:                          700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

A Tour of the Top Museums in the USA

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– Benjamin Franklin

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