Current Exhibitions 

Gerit Grimm’s Fairytales: In A Time Neither Now Nor Then

October 7, 2017–January 14, 2018
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Experience the enchanting sculptures of master ceramist Gerit Grimm. Trained as a factory potter in the former East Germany, Grimm teaches ceramics at UW–Madison and has built an international reputation for her work as a nontraditional ceramist in the twenty-first century. 

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Romano Johnson: The Glitterati

August 24–November 5, 2017
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One of the most original artists working in Wisconsin today is Romano Johnson. His large-scale paintings literally dazzle with their generous use of glitter and color. MOWA is pleased to present Johnson in his first solo museum exhibition.

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Dean Meeker: Myths and Masquerades

October 7, 2017–January 14, 2018
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Dean Meeker (1920–2002) was instrumental in shaping the world of printmaking. In 1950, he established the first university class in serigraphy at University of Wisconsin–Madison, which moved serigraphy from the commercial realm to wider use as a fine art process. Myths and Masquerades presents a collection of larger-than-life characters drawn from literature, history, and mythology.

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Coalition of Photographic Arts: In a Fashion

August 24–October 26, 2017
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Fashion can knit groups together within a shared identity, and at the same time, can also express individuality. It’s not only the final product of clothing seen on a runway. It’s the outcome of a process that begins with an idea that evolves through textiles, design, technique and application. CoPA members find inspiration in fashion and interpret all its facets including design, style, and trends in their photographs. 

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