Bouguereau & America: Call for Teen Art

Myth & Allegory Artists have been telling stories for thousands of years. Tell your story as a symbolic self-portrait inspired by mythology for an exhibition at the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Teen Night on May 2, 2019. Challenge description: Artists from many times and places have created artwork inspired by cultural figures of mythology and history,… Read on

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Bouguereau & America: Myth and Allegory

Background Information: Artists from many times and places have created artwork inspired by cultural figures of mythology and history, including William Bouguereau. While much of his imagery is from Greek and Roman mythology, every culture has its own iconic figures that represent values, history, and mythology that inspire our own stories and imaginations. Primary Purpose: Students… Read on

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American Epics: Benton in 3-D

See how a Benton classic was recreated in this article from the Peabody Essex Museum. Benton’s clay maquette (a sculptors small preliminary model or sketch) for Cotton Weighing is too fragile to travel, but come see the real thing at the Milwaukee Art Museum!

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