Concepts such as magic realism, the artist studio, the domestic sphere, and dream worlds are all investigated through works by established, emerging, and self-taught artists.
This exhibition brings together works of art by twenty-four Wisconsin artists who explore the realities of their surroundings through a magical and imaginative lens.Explore this Exhibition
Gallery visitors will gain a “behind-the-scenes” perspective of the ongoing restoration work at Nohl’s house. Aspects of her studio and the corresponding exterior wall, and newly discovered paintings will be on view for the first time.Explore this Exhibition
Ideas of the home or notions of domestic life are central to the artistic investigations featured in this exhibition.Explore this Exhibition
Jessica Calderwood and Debbie Kupinsky make works rooted in their personal experiences of family, childhood, and nature to transport viewers to places that are both recognizable and otherworldly.Explore this Exhibition
Harper explores the inextricable link between artists and their studios.Explore this Exhibition
This exhibition contains vibrant photographs, immersive photographic murals, and multifaceted metallic sculptures that refract and reflect light.Explore this Exhibition
This exhibition contains several creatures of glass and concrete.Explore this Exhibition
WAYSIDES features works of art inspired by the idea, whether literal or metaphorical, of Wisconsin waysides.Explore this Exhibition
Our gratitude is extended to The Frank G. and Frieda K. Brotz Family Foundation, Sargento Foods Inc., and the Herzfeld Foundation for major support of this exhibition and to the Wisconsin Arts Board, with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts. Funding also was provided by the members of the Exhibitions & Collections Giving Circle. In addition, Arts Center programs are made possible by the generous support of its members.