Milwaukee Art Museum PASSPORT SITE
- 700 N. Art Museum Drive
- Saturday: 10am to 5pm
- Sunday: 10am to 5pm
- Photography permitted: yes Tripod: no
- Passport site: yes
The graceful Quadracci Pavilion is a sculptural, postmodern addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum completed in 2001, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. The 142,050-square-foot Quadracci Pavilion was planned to primarily contain public spaces — a reception hall, auditorium, café, store, and parking, plus 10,000 square feet of flexible space for temporary exhibitions. The structure incorporates both cutting-edge technology and old-world craftsmanship. The hand-built structure was made largely by pouring concrete into one-of-a-kind wooden forms. It is a building that could have only been done in a city with Milwaukee’s strong craft tradition.
Drop-in architectural tours of the Quadracci Pavilion (Calatrava addition) from noon-4pm every half hour on both days.Admission charge for art museum galleries. NOTE: The Komen Race for the Cure will occupy Lincoln Memorial Dr. near the museum Sunday morning.