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 Exhibitions through May 20, 2018

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

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 5 to 7 p.m.
Discussion of campus activism at Marquette University

Marquette alumni who participated in various protests in the late 1960s will discuss the legacy of campus activism. Dr. Albert Raboteau, Professor Emeritus of Theology at Princeton University, will moderate an informal discussion with Arthur Heitzer, local attorney and civil rights activist, Gregory Stanford, former columnist for the Milwaukee Journal, and  Peggy Kendrigan, a long-time administrator the county’s Division of Community Corrections and charter school activist.

The panel is presented in conjunction with the Haggerty Museum of Art exhibition Resistance, Protest, Resilience, and the launch of Protest@MU, a website and digital humanities project developed by History Students at Marquette University. https://protestatmu.wordpress.com

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 1 to 3 p.m.
Kendra Scott Jewelry Fundraiser at The Corners of Brookfield

The Friends of the Haggerty are pleased to announce that Kendra Scott jewelry will donate 20% of all store sales to the museum on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 1 to 3 p.m. For this occasion, a Marquette Collection in blue and gold has been created. Find or create something for yourself or your mom (hint: Mother’s Day is May 13) and support the Haggerty Museum of Art. For more information about Kendra Scott jewelry and Kendra Cares, visit https:// www.kendrascott.com/

Sunday, April 22, 2018, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Take a Walk with WaterMarks!

Explore the impact that our everyday actions have on the flow and treatment of the water we use with Paige Peters, an environmental engineer with Rapid Radicals and Colin Matthes, a visual artist whose work addresses economic and environmental crisis. Join Paige and Colin for an informal walk around the Walker Square neighborhood, discussing interesting places that relate to our use of water and brainstorming ways that we can work together to take better care of our shared environment.

The walk will depart from UCC Acosta Middle School, located at 615 W. Washington Street. All ages welcome. Spanish interpretation will be provided.

This program is in collaboration with United Community Center. WaterMarks is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

May 2018

May 2-6, 2018
Friends of the Haggerty Museum of Art Tour of Philadelphia

June 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Haggerty Awards Dinner at the Woman's Club

July 2018

Monday, July 2 - Sunday, July 8, 2018
The Haggerty Museum of Art will be closed Monday, July 2 through Sunday, July 8 in accordance with Marquette University’s calendar.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 6 p.m.
Friends of the Haggerty Museum of Art Annual Meeting and Reception

Thursday, July 19, 2018, 11 a.m.
Gallery talk with Jacqueline M. Schweitzer, Honorary Curator of American History, Milwaukee Public Museum
, in conjunction with the Haggerty exhibition A Perfect Thrill: Elsa Ulbricht & The Milwaukee Handicraft Project

Meet in the lobby of the Haggerty Museum of Art

September 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018
Haggerty Street Party unGala


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.