Tom Uttech, Museum of Wisconsin Art

Art & other exhibits

Through Jan. 5

Inescapable, The Life

and Legacy of Harry Houdini

On one level, the exhibit is pure fun – incorporating magic, escapes, séances, films, rare artifacts and hands-on illusions.  On a deeper level, the exhibit pulls back the curtain, revealing the story of the man behind the image.

Jewish Museum Milwaukee


Through Jan. 10

Story & Craft: A Magic: The

Gathering Exhibition

This exhibition traces the evolution of the game since its beginning in 1993, and features rare original artwork and cards, plus concept drawings and models from different periods in the game’s history.

MIAD at the Brooks Stevens Gallery


Through Jan. 12

Whimsical Houses of Ron Corlyn

Over a dozen illustrations and three 3-D models of the towering and teetering houses that grew from Corlyn’s imagination.

Cedarburg Art Museum


Through Jan. 12

On the Water

In exploration of all things Northwoods, view a special installation of custom canoe and kayak paddles.

Museum of Wisconsin Art


Through Jan. 12

Tom Uttech: Into the Woods

The artist’s first full-career retrospective includes early paintings and drawings and a number of his large-scale migration series paintings from the last decade.

Museum of Wisconsin Art


Through Jan. 18

Day Drawing/Day Dreaming

Four artists who each make daily drawings as part of their on-going art practice: Carri Skoczek, Christopher T. Wood, Tracy Cirves and Emily Rudolph.

Portrait Society Gallery



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Milwaukee Made

A series of local, "Milwaukee Made" exhibitions on view in September highlight the history of Milwaukee.


Through March 1

Portrait of Milwaukee

Reveals the connection between Milwaukee and its residents through photos from 1920s-1980s. These photographs are intended to expand how we think about Milwaukee's recent past, surprise visitors, or lead them to reconsider how they view the city's history.

Herzfeld Center for Photography and Media Arts, Milwaukee Art Museum


Through Sept. 6, 2020

Building a Milwaukee Icon

Showcases a recently recovered cache of drawings and photographs that illustrates the company's whirlwind growth between 1910 and 1920.

Harley-Davidson Museum


DESCO diving equipment, Grohmann Museum