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Aug. 2020

Museum Curiosities & Their Stories

Aug. 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - Jan. 10, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
Oshkosh Public Museum,
1331 Algoma Blvd, Oshkosh, WI 54901 United States

How did a wedding dress save a WWII soldier’s life? When is a dollhouse NOT a dollhouse? What is unique about an old milk bottle? What type of prisoner used wooden handcuffs? Why would a message be hidden inside a top hat? Who wore these bazaar slippers? Why would pebble stones be saved? Museums collect objects to preserve and educate us about our past. But sometimes, artifacts have extra special sagas to tell, which are not evident by just looking…

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Nov. 2020

Tokens of Appreciation

Nov. 29
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until November 29, 2020
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States

JMKAC presents a series of exhibitions titled On Being Here (and There). These exhibitions highlight the ways artists, cultural organizations, and communities initiate connections, encourage belonging, and provide social sustenance. The works presented reveal how artistic practices can enhance and activate our communities. Tokens of Appreciation, through November 29, 2020: A collection of objects made by Arts/Industry residents and given to retired Kohler Co. employee “Brass” Bob Halfmann in appreciation for his help during their residencies. Image: Works from “Brass”…

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Good Road to Follow

Nov. 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until January 17, 2021
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States

JMKAC presents a series of exhibitions titled On Being Here (and There). These exhibitions highlight the ways artists, cultural organizations, and communities initiate connections, encourage belonging, and provide social sustenance. The works presented reveal how artistic practices can enhance and activate our communities. Good Road to Follow, through January 17, 2021: The work of Green Bay whittler Adolph Vandertie and photographer David Eberhardt, both of whom followed and chronicled the lives of American hoboes. Image: David Eberhardt, Dogman Tony, Truck,…

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Between You and Me

Nov. 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until January 24, 2021
John Michael Kohler Arts Center,
608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 United States

JMKAC presents a series of exhibitions titled On Being Here (and There). These exhibitions highlight the ways artists, cultural organizations, and communities initiate connections, encourage belonging, and provide social sustenance. The works presented reveal how artistic practices can enhance and activate our communities. Between You and Me, through January 24, 2021: Nine contemporary artists explore the idea of care and connection to communities through radical dinner parties, community sculpture projects, and more. Image: John Preus, Stoop 5, 2019; found fabric…

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Dec. 2020

Hearthstone Victorian Christmas: Little Women

Dec. 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hearthstone Historic House Museum,
625 W Prospect Ave, Appleton, WI 54911 United States
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Drawing inspiration from one of America’s favorite works of the Victorian era, Hearthstone invites you to enter the world of the March family as we celebrate their old-fashion Christmas. Each of Hearthstone’s rooms features a tree and decorations that bring the themes of the much-loved novel to life (themes that still resonate today): Love of family, love of country, and rallying together to make it through tough times. “Victorian Christmas: Little Women” is included in all regular daytime tours of…

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Feb. 2021

Winneconne Historical Society Museum Village

Feb. 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every 15 weeks on Sunday, recurring 15 times
Winneconne Historical Museum,
Marble Park, Winneconne, WI 54986 United States
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Stroll through a quaint collection of five separate museum attractions highlighting the local area’s history. Buildings include Steamboat House (1920), Railroad Depot (1880), One Room Schoolhouse (1880), Little Country Home (1900) and the Kay Wilde Doll Cottage. Historically preserved buildings authentically displayed. Museum grounds conveniently arranged in a single venue and a park like setting. Steamboat House: Experience the original preserved interior cabins of the paddle steamboat “Leander Choate”. One-of-a-kind. The Steamboat House has a long storied existence and are…

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Apr. 2021

Bernard Langlais: Live and Let Live

Apr. 4, 2021 @ 11:00 am - Oct. 3, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

Our personal environments are powerful factors in our well-being. For Maine artist Bernard Langlais (1921–1977), the physical and emotional effects of place unify his creations, from expressionistic landscape paintings to giant wooden lions. Presenting works that span the artist’s thirty-year career, Bernard Langlais: Live and Let Live considers the intertwined nature of Langlais’s art and his various living and working environments. Using original and re-created architectural elements from his Maine houses and studios, the installation will evoke these environments and…

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