Woodland Indian Arts Festival

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

Spring 2019 Exhibitions on view through May 19, 2019
Alexis Rockman |
The Great Lakes Cycle
Ralph Steiner | The City


March 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6 to 8 p.m.
Night at the Museum
Did you ever wonder what happens behind the scenes at an art museum? There’s a lot of activity that takes place beyond the serene, perfectly appointed galleries. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to explore the vaults, workspaces, and hidden areas of the Haggerty Museum of Art. We’ll even tour the exhibition 
Alexis Rockman: The Great Lakes Cycle by flashlight! Refreshments will be served during this unique event, which is open to Friends of the Haggerty Museum of Art members at the Patron level and above. Not a member? It’s not too late! Contact Mary Dornfeld at 414-288-7290 or mary.dornfeld@marquette.edu.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 6 to 8 p.m.
Museum for Parents: Guided Tour in Spanish
Museos para Padres: Visita Guiada en Espanol

Discover the magic of family learning through museums. Learn techniques to teach your children about any topic and navigate in museums. The guided tour will be about our exhibitions for all parents. Do not miss this opportunity!

Descubre la magia del aprendizaje en familia a través de los museos. Conoce técnicas para enseñar a sus hijos sobre cualquier tema y navegar en los museos. La visita guiada sera sobre nuestras exhibiciones para todos los padres. No se pierdan esta oportunidad!

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 6 p.m.
Marquette University Chorus
This choral concert explores the concept of space that is above and below a real, fabricated, or virtual line. At times this borderline might also be in our minds or hearts. The music selected for this program involves water as a defining component in numerous texts.

April 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019, noon to 4 p.m.
Family Day: "The Great Lakes Cycle"
Presented in Collaboration with Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Families with children of all ages will explore the exhibition through art-making, demonstrations, and storytelling. Activities and demonstrations will include Drop-in Drawing (Discover and sketch from mounts animals and plants found in and around the Great Lakes), a papermaking workshop, and even an experience with a live raptor escorted to the Museum by our colleagues from the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center!

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2 p.m.
WaterMarks Walk with Alexis Rockman and Dan Adams
Artist Alexis Rockman and Planning Director at Harbor District, Inc. Dan Adams will lead an informal walk for community members in Milwaukee's Inner Harbor. This place-based experience is part of "WaterMarks," a city-wide public art project developed by artist Mary Miss that invites the citizens of Milwaukee to explore and understand the water systems supporting their lives. The walk will begin in Kaszubes Park on Jones Island. Parking is available nest to the park. Jones Island can be accessed by Carferry Drive or Lincoln Memorial Drive on the south end of the peninsula.  Once on Jones Island, just follow the directions to the park.  If you need more detailed directions, please call the Museum staff at 414-288-7290.

May 2019

May 8-11, 2019
Friends of the Haggerty Art Tour of Montreal
Download the Registration Form here

Coming in Fall 2019

August 16 – December 22, 2019
Ben Shahn | For the Sake of a Single Verse

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.