Museum of Wisconsin Art

A different kind of art museum

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Your Creative Destination

Second Saturday is a new lively monthly event that turns the entire museum into a destination for creative experiences for the whole family.

Families can explore the museum, participate in hands-on art activities, meet visiting artists, and more. Second Saturday takes place on the second Saturday of each month, 10:00 am–2:00 pm.

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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 Potawatomi and Menominee people. We pay respects to their elders past and present and acknowledge the Potawatomi and Menominee 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.


locations around the state


programs & community events per year


annual visitors