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Museum of Wisconsin Art

205 Veterans Ave, West Bend, WI 53095-3413
+1 262-334-9638
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Permanent collection

Some details from a favorite piece that I like to visit each time. West Bend is a small town... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
451catheriney
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Wonderful

We caught a Thursday Express talk (noon to 12:20,) the subject is always a surprise. We were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tony T
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The MWA houses the state's premier collection of Wisconsin art. It is also home to an unrivaled collection by Milwaukee-born Carl von Marr.Exhibiting historic and contemporary Wisconsin Art.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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205 Veterans Ave, West Bend, WI 53095-3413
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+1 262-334-9638
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some details from a favorite piece that I like to visit each time. West Bend is a small town, but we have a wonderful art collection and museum that brings people in from all across the Midwest. Wisconsin artists bring out unique combinations of styles...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We caught a Thursday Express talk (noon to 12:20,) the subject is always a surprise. We were thrilled to hear glass artist Beth Lipman, surrounded by bits and pieces of the installation she was reconstructing in the Von Mahr Gallery, share details of the inspiration...More

Thank Tony T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fabulous exhibit! I loved the work of Dan Gerhartz. I had heard so much about the artist, but truly must see how he captures light to appreciate his works. So pleased I made the drive to see it before it was gone. If...More

Thank kszelaj
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

What a beautiful museum in little old West Bend. The place is just beautiful and so much to see. What a hidden gem.

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Great art museum housed inside a beautiful building. Rotating special exhibits are often quite interesting. Nice to see WI-centric art supported and taught.

Thank thirdcoastwest
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We went to the museum specifically for the Carl Von Marr birthday celebration. It exceeded our expectations. There were over 150 patrons who attended a 1 1/2 talk and reception. Everything was clean with lots of outside light. Enjoyed the gift shop and am looking...More

Thank LadyM005
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Wow .... an amazing museum, a nice surprise and a gift for who loves arts. Local (and excellent) artists were distributed in two levels showing the art of Wisconsin .... unforgettable.

Thank Fabiano B
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Even on a cloudy day, this museum stands out for its unique architecture and beautifully displayed art. Your $12 admission is a one year membership. The permanent collection is awe inspiring and the current exhibitions "Romano Johnson: Glitterati" and "Gerit Grimm's Fairytales" are most intriguing....More

Thank TheWuch
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

A very modern building set in beautiful landscaped gardens. The fashion exhibition in Aug Sept 2017 was excellent. If you are staying in the area, they offer workshops that are related to the exhibitions presently on display.

Thank Patricia M
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We love this jewel of an art museum! We are members, and live about 30 miles away. We try to visit each new exhibit. Exhibits are creative and exciting and have given us the opportunity to view amazing art and become acquainted with very talented...More

Thank terri53226
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