Museum of Wisconsin Art

A different kind of art museum

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Art & Chalk Fest 2022

Art & Chalk Fest, a free outdoor live arts festival returns for its fifth annual two-day event showcasing Wisconsin art and artists on Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21.

Artists of all types converge on the museum for a weekend of all-ages art experiences. From professional chalk artists transforming the museum’s parking lot into a concrete canvas to art demos including glass blowing in a mobile hot shop, pottery throwing, and more. Ignite creativity and immerse yourself into an art-filled weekend.

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A network of locations and community partners

MOWA can be found around the state with two permanent venues—the West Bend “Mothership” and MOWA | DTN in downtown Milwaukee—and two partnering community organizations that make its programs and collections accessible and free.

Land Acknowledgment Statement

The Museum of Wisconsin Art stands on the ancestral lands of the Ho-Chunk, Menominee, and Potawatomi people. We pay respects to their elders past and present and acknowledge the Ho-Chunk, Menominee, and Potawatomi people who have stewarded this land through the generations.

Celebrate the Arts and Culture of Wisconsin

To our members, donors, and community partners—thank you for being an important part of our journey.

Your contribution to the 2022 MOWA Fund will help MOWA continue to fulfill its special role in the arts and culture of our state for generations to come.


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