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Past Exhibitions

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FOLD: Artists’ Accordion Books

Curiosity about a familiar form taking a new shape.

March 01, 2018 – June 03, 2018

This exhibition highlights a selection of accordion-fold books from the extensive collection of artists’ publications owned by Dr. Stephen Perkins of Madison. The exhibition features renowned artists such as Jennifer Bartlett, Ginger Burrel

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Exhibition Events

9 May

FOLD: Artists' Accordion Books - Curatorial Walk Through

May 09, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of the exhibition by a member of our curatorial staff.

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Look Here!

June 28, 2018 – September 16, 2018

“Look Here!” is a collaboration between the UWM Libraries and artists from RedLine Milwaukee and the UWM Peck School of the Arts.

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Exhibition Events

28 Jun

Look Here! Opening Reception

June 28, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join Senior Curator Shana McCaw, Head, Digital Collections and Initiatives and DH Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Ann Hanlon, Head of Special Collections, Max Yela, and participating artist Marc Tasman for the opening of Look Here!

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5 Jul

Walk and Talk Series

July 05, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Milwaukee Digital: Reinterpreting Local Spaces and Places Abigail Nye, head of UWM Archives, Ann Hanlon, head of UWM Libraries Digital Collections, and Look Here! artists Marc Tasman, Clayton Haggerty, and Jake Hill

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15 Jul

Family Program: Traditional Korean Drumming

July 15, 2018 | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Learn about traditional Korean drumming from instructor Saehee Chang, who is featured in Look Here! artist Laj Waghray’s short film in the exhibition.

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1 Aug

“Look Here!” Walk & Talk Series

August 01, 2018 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

“Maps and Artifacts: Mining the Collections of the American Geographical Society Library.” Marcy Bidney, curator of the American Geographical Society Library, joins “Look Here!” artists Jill Sebastian, Nirmal Raja, Anja Notanja Sieger, and Madeline Martin.

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8 Aug

“Look Here!” Curatorial Walk-Through

August 08, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of "Look Here!" by a member of our curatorial staff.

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8 Aug

“Look Here!” Walk & Talk Series

August 08, 2018 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

"The Contents of Books: Reprocessing Pattern and Image.” Max Yela, head of UWM Libraries Special Collections, joins “Look Here!” artists Laj Waghray, Melissa Wagner-Lawler, and Stephanie Copoulos-Selle.

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23 Aug

“Look Here!” Curatorial Walk-Through

August 23, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of "Look Here!" by a member of our curatorial staff.

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29 Aug

Film Screening: On Hands by Laj Waghray

August 29, 2018 | 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Join us for a viewing of Laj Waghray’s 75-minute film “On Hands,” made for the Look Here! Project, currently showing at Villa Terrace!

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5 Sep

“Look Here!” Curatorial Walk-Through

September 05, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of "Look Here!" by a member of our curatorial staff.

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9 Sep

Sopra Mare: A Performance by Rebecca Holderness and Andrew Miller

September 09, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

A live performative reading of a selection of fictional letters along with music from Holderness and Miller’s installation in Look Here!. The performance features Angela Ianonne and other well-known Milwaukee actors. Performance starts at 6:00 p.m.

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House of Risk

October 18, 2018 – January 27, 2019

An immersive installation that explores the textures, materials and histories of the Villa Terrace's unique rooms.

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Exhibition Events

18 Oct

House of Risk | Opening Party

October 18, 2018 | 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Opening party with House of Risk Artists Sylvie Rosenthal and Vanessa Diaz Artist talk from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

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25 Oct

House of Risk | Curatorial Walk Through

October 25, 2018 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join a member of our curatorial team for a guided tour of our current exhibition House of Risk.

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7 Nov

House of Risk | Curatorial Walk Through

November 07, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Join a member of our curatorial team for a guided tour of our current exhibition House of Risk.

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5 Dec

House of Risk | Curatorial Walk Through

December 05, 2018 – December 31, 1969 | 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Join a member of our curatorial team for a guided tour of our current exhibition House of Risk.

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28 Dec

Kid's Workshop: Giant Charms

December 28, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Create a giant charm necklace as a talisman of your hopes and dreams for the future with exhibiting artist Sylvie Rosenthal.

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28 Dec

House of Risk | Children’s Workshop

December 28, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Creating giant charm necklaces as talismans of our hopes and dreams for the future! Open to children 6 to 12 with their parents as “studio assistants.”

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9 Jan

Curatorial Walk Through - House of Risk

January 09, 2019 | 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Tour our current exhibition House of Risk with a member of our curatorial team.

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20 Jan

Sound of Risk - Reimagining Sound and Structure at the Villa Terrace

January 20, 2019 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sound installation and live performance by musicians David Collins and Andy Miller.

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Play (things)

October 18, 2018 – January 27, 2019

Play (things) is an exhibition in conjunction with the Collegiate Schools of Architecture conference held in Milwaukee this fall. Running concurrently with the museum's exhibition House of Risk.

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Exhibition Events

18 Oct

Play (things) | Opening Party

October 18, 2018 | 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Opening party in conjunction with the museum's exhibition House of Risk, featuring artists Sylvie Rosenthal and Vanessa Diaz House of Risk artist talk from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.

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Upcoming Exhibitions

There are no upcoming exhibitions scheduled at this time.

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Moving Images

British Royal Portraiture and the Circulation of Ideas

February 28, 2019 – June 02, 2019

Depicting the British royal family from the Victorian Age to the present, the ceremonial and family photographic portraits presented in Moving Images show how images can both reflect and energize major cultural shifts.

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