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Exterior shot of Museum of Modern Art

Exterior shot of Museum of Modern Art

Discover the wonderful Museum of Wisconsin Art

Published: June 24, 2021 | Article Views: 1270

Marvel at the largest collection of Wisconsin art ever assembled when you visit the Museum of Wisconsin Art in downtown West Bend. Here’s what you need to know.

Where is the Museum of Wisconsin Art located?

The Museum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Ave., sits on the banks of the Milwaukee River just south of Washington Street in downtown West Bend.

When is the museum open?

See the latest hours here.  The museum is closed on New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

How much is admission?

Entrance fees for the museum act as patrons’ subscription for a year-long membership, meaning visitors can return for unlimited trips in that time. There are several membership tiers, with Basic One (one person) being the least expensive at $15. Basic Two memberships are $25 for two adults, and families can take advantage of the Basic Three+ membership level for $50, which offers unlimited access for up to four adults and any number of children.

See membership levels and details on benefits here.

What’s on display at the museum?

The Museum of Wisconsin Art is home to an extensive collection of 19th and 20th century paintings and drawings, and it houses the largest collection of Wisconsin art ever assembled. The museum hosts a number of permanent and seasonal exhibitions every year.

Learn more about the museum’s exhibitions here.

What else is does the museum offer?

Museum members also have access to more than 175 free programs throughout the year, including Studio Saturdays, artist talks and curator talks, virtual learning opportunities and more.

If you can’t make it to the museum, you can also take a virtual tour here.


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