Woodland Indian Arts Festival

All programs are free, open to the public and take place at the Haggerty Museum of Art, unless otherwise noted.

Exhibitions from October 6, 2017 through January 14, 2018

Rick Shaefer The Refugee Trilogy
The World Turned Upside Down Apocalyptic Imagery in England, 1750-1850
Kirsten Leenaars (Re)Housing the American Dream: A Message From The Future
James Rosenquist F-111 (South, West, North, East), 1974


In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Haggerty Museum of Art and Marquette University will be closed Monday, January 15th, 2018. We will resume normal hours on the 16th.


February 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Opening Panel Discussion

Jasmine Alinder, Associate Professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Mark Speltz, historian and author of North of Dixie: Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South, and Ken Bedford, photojournalist and Milwaukee Star staff photographer during the Fair Housing Marches, will participate in a panel discussion on Thursday, February 1 at 6:30 p.m. They will discuss civil rights-era photography, with specific attention to the role that it played in advancing social justice movements, including the March on Milwaukee. The program will be introduced by Marquette University Provost Dr. Daniel J. Myers, a well-known expert in the study of collective behavior and social movements.

Friday, February 2, 2018, 10 a.m.
Spring Exhibitions Open

Resistance, Protest, Resilience
Collection Spotlight | Environmental Health
Representing Self | Portraits from the Permanent Collection
HMA DNA | Collection Highlights

Exhibitions that explore issues ranging from social justice to the fragility of the natural environment open on Friday, February 2. Resistance, Protest, Resilience aligns with 200 Nights of Freedom, a broad community-driven initiative commemorating the 50th anniversary of Milwaukee’s Fair Housing Marches. 

April 2018

Wednesday, April 4, 2018, noon to 1 p.m.
Soup with Substance talk by Alexandre Martins

Priest, nurse, and Marquette Theology professor Alexandre Martins will give a talk about global health and environmental health in conjunction with the Haggerty exhibition Collection Spotlight: Environmental Health. More about Dr. Martins at http://www.marquette.edu/theology/alexandremartins.shtml

Inspired by the round table discussions of Peter Maurin and the Catholic Worker Movement, Soup with Substance is a noon-time series of presentations on contemporary issues related to peacemaking and social justice.

Sponsored by Marquette University's Center for Peacemaking, Campus Ministry, and the Center for Intercultural Engagement, Soup with Substance is open to the public and a simple meal of soup and bread is provided at each presentation.


The Haggerty Museum of Art's exhibitions and programs are free and open to the public.





  • Monday – Saturday:
    10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday:
    10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday:
    Noon to 5 p.m.