Current Exhibitions 

Jennifer Angus: Still Lives

Permanent Collection | Surreal Gallery
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Jennifer Angus first discovered the decorative potential of insects in the 1980s when she was studying bugs used in the fabrication of color dyes in northern Thailand. Angus created this installation of cicadas and beetles in the MOWA gallery dedicated to the surreal in Wisconsin. Angus's wall-pinned insects create an otherworldly atmosphere, while a table laden with bell jars presents whimsical kingdoms wherein dried beetles mimic everyday human activities.

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Suzanne Rose | Blind Spot: To Pass Among Them

December 9, 2021–February 20, 2022
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Location: MOWA | DTN
located inside Saint Kate—The Arts Hotel in downtown Milwaukee


Suzanne Rose’s photographs resist timestamping. The lush black-and-white images are toned with a custom gradient that Rose developed by studying vintage prints. Their rounded corners, emerald-cut rectangles, and elongated oval formats are directly derived from the 1860s. Despite the influence of yesteryear, Blind Spot is resolutely of the present, gently nudging viewers toward a more thoughtful relationship with their environment.

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Tom Uttech: Photography

December 9, 2021–February 20, 2022
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Location: MOWA on the Lake
located inside Saint Johns on the Lake in downtown Milwaukee
**please note, Saint Johns is currently closed to the public**

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