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John Michael Kohler Arts Center

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Fun, funky and unusual

You won’t find any Rembrandts, Van Goghs or Monets here. But it is a fun, funky and unusual art... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
PhoenixRobin
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What a pleasant surprise

Happened to see the van that they had running around town and the young adults told us about the... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Brian S
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608 New York Ave, Sheboygan, WI 53081-4507
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 March 2010

We just moved to Sheboygan, WI at the end of July. I am an artist so I immediately looked for places in Sheboygan to get involved with the arts. I paid the membership at JMKAC but had not stopped in there until this weekend. I...More

4  Thank ebremser
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Reviewed 25 August 2013

sorry-this place wasnt worth a stop.very limited items on display and nothing i liked.one whole room was a display of paper sheets layered,i would not even call that art

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Reviewed 29 September 2018

You won’t find any Rembrandts, Van Goghs or Monets here. But it is a fun, funky and unusual art museum to visit. I think it is ideal for older children because the art is so colorful, textural and 3 dimensional and you can pretty much...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Happened to see the van that they had running around town and the young adults told us about the art center so we went to it - a lovely addition to our weekend in Sheboygan and what a surprise the bathrooms were!!!!!! Absolutely stunning!!!!!

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Art center specializes in self taught artist. Varies between serious to whimsical using a wide variety of mediums. From would to cast iron to photos and many more. Always interesting and a pleasure to go through. Especially the bathrooms. Don't miss them. There is no...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We attended a juried are fair and it had a lot of Wisconsin artists..It was not a very large show, but quality works.

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

There is nice artwork and some interactive artwork but is very small and won’t take long to walk through!

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Spent half an hour checking out the art ‘around’ the center, including the very interesting “food truck”, and the stones in circular patterns around a ‘monument’, with the curious poems chiseled into the stones at the N-E-S-W entrances. The interior displays are thought provoking... if...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Delighted to enter and explore the exhibits in this local art museum. I was greeted with a smile and asked if it was my first visit. The help desk informed me as to what was on exhibit, where best to start exploring, to be sure...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

JMK Art Center is an amazing place to visit for cutting-edge contemporary art. The well-curated exhibits and excellent programs along with a great shop and restaurant provide a sophisticated and intelligent experience. It is a treasure for Sheboygan and a must see on your trip...More

Thank WanderingOso
Reviewed 22 July 2018

I signed up for an ALL AGES Maker Space experience, expecting 3D printers, modeling software, the sort of stuff you'd find in a high-tech environment. Instead, I found small chairs, a low table, cardboard, glue, index cards, brown paper bags, and yarn. Even though I...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The Arts Center is the reason we return to Sheboygan every year. What a treasure! Each year, the exhibits are surprising and innovative. By exploring artists and media that are not mainstream, we are treated to truly mind bending experiences. One can't help but walk...More

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This place is free, and yes it's handicap accessible. All exhibitions are on the main floor.
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