Artist Talks 

MOWA regularly invites leading artists to talk about their work and journey of experiences. Join us for an inspiring and casual forum of conversation.
PANEL DISCUSSION

Collecting the 30s and 40s Panel Discussion
Saturday, March 4 | 2:00

What do a biophysicist, marketing consultant, a lip balm maker, and a plantsman have in common? They all collect Wisconsin art from the 1930s and 40s. Join Dr. James S. Hyde, Richard Hartman, Paul Woelbing,  and Kevin Milaeger, respectively, as they discuss why they collect art and what makes a great collection.

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ARTIST TALK

Talk’n with Tom
Saturday, April 8 and 22 | 2:00–4:00
Stop by MOWA to meet the artist behind Hyperphotographic. Tom Bamberger will be in the exhibition galleries for casual conversations.

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CONVERSATIONS WITH BAMBERGER

Bamberger and Friends 
Saturday, May 6 | 1:00
Join some of Tom Bamberger’s longtime friends and colleagues as they reflect with him on his work and the evolution of Milwaukee’s arts community. This program is part of MOWA's museum-wide spring exhibition, Hyperphotographic.

Participants
Tom Bamberger, Photographer; Former Curator of Photography, Milwaukee Art Museum
Dick Blau, Photographer; Professor of Film Emeritus, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Deb Brehmer, Director, Portrait Society Gallery; Founder, Art Muscle Magazine
John Koethe, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee; Wisconsin’s first Poet Laureate
Dean Sobel, Director, Clyfford Still Museum, Denver; Former Chief Curator, Milwaukee Art Museum
Fred Stonehouse, Artist; Professor of Painting, University of Wisconsin–Madison 
Laurie Winters, CEO, Museum of Wisconsin Art

 

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CONVERSATIONS WITH BAMBERGER

Placemaking in Milwaukee
Saturday, May 13 | 1:00
Join community thought leaders in a conversation about how Milwaukee is embracing a more expansive view of public art that shifts the conversation from explicit objects and buildings to spaces of influence. This program is part of MOWA's museum-wide spring exhibition, Hyperphotographic.

Participants
Tom Bamberger, Photographer; Urban Design/Architecture Critic
Sara Daleiden, Consultant, Creative Placemaking Committee of the Greater Milwaukee Committee (GMC)
Jim Shields, Design Principal, HGA Architects; Associate Professor of Architecture, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Tom Kubala, Co-founder, The Kubala Washatko Architects, Inc.
Laurie Winters, CEO, Museum of Wisconsin Art

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