FREE ADMISSION to family and cultural attractions!
The following attractions offer FREE admission (some non-profits suggest a donation). Please visit the websites of these attractions for schedules as times vary.
ART PRESERVE OF THE JOHN MICHAEL KOHLER ARTS CENTER - Sheboygan, WI
The Art Preserve of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center is the world’s first museum to focus entirely on work from artist-built environments. Located three miles from the Arts Center, the 56,000-sq.-ft., three-level building holds more than 25,000 works from JMKAC’s world-renowned collection, which includes complete and partial environments by more than thirty vernacular, self-taught, and academically trained artists. Enjoy an inside peek at a working museum collection site as you view thousands of items in curated, visible storage. Then relax with a drink at the Fred Smith Tavern, located in the lobby area. Admission and parking are always FREE.
3636 Lower Falls Rd., Sheboygan, WI 53081 • www.jmkac.org
BERGSTROM-MAHLER MUSEUM OF GLASS - Neenah, WI
Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass is an accredited art museum located in the Fox Cities region of Wisconsin, 200 miles north of Chicago. The museum opened in 1959 to house the most representative collection of glass paperweights in the world and now holds three additional glass collections including, antique Germanic drinking vessels, Victorian art glass and contemporary glass. The museum focuses solely on glass offering temporary exhibitions in this captivating medium. General admission is free, always.
165 North Park Avenue in Neenah, Wisconsin • 920-751-4658
CUP O’ JOY MUSIC VENUE - Green Bay, WI
The Cup O’ Joy is open every Fri. and Sat. night with Inspiring music from all over the country in every style, from Gospel, Folk, Bluegrass and Punk-Rock with both national & regional artists. Upcoming events are published to help you in choose an evening right for you. Every night is a Family Friendly Listening environment. Donation supports the shows. See Schedule and details at www.cupojoy.com
232 S. Broadway, Green Bay, WI 54303
EAST TROY AREA HISTORICAL MUSEUM - East Troy, WI
The East Troy Area Historical Museum offers free admission and is operated by the East Troy Area Historical Society, an all volunteer run service to the East Troy Area. Please see our website at ETAHS.org for more information and events. Self and guided tours are free. Donations are welcome. We'd make great parings with East Troy Electric Railroad, J. Lauber's Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor, and Square Roots coffee shop!
JOHN MICHAEL KOHLER ARTS CENTER - Sheboygan, WI
The John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) is a nationally acclaimed visual and performing arts museum located in Sheboygan. The contemporary American art exhibitions include innovative explorations in sculpture, photography, crafts, new genres, installation art, ongoing folk traditions, and the work of self-taught artists. Visitors of all ages will enjoy year-round access to a museum that offers something for everyone, from art exhibitions and performances to a family-friendly café, classes and workshops, two gift shops, and a hands-on art studio. Admission and parking are always FREE.
608 New York Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081 • www.jmkac.org
LOGAN MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY - Beloit, WI
Uncover your human heritage. The Logan Museum of Anthropology has ceramics and basketry from Native peoples of the North, Central, and South Americas. Also in our galleries find depictions of Native life and the evolution of humans. Closer to home, Memorial Hall, one of two Logan buildings, was built in 1869 as a memorial to Beloit residents and College members who died during the civil war. Tour the museum and discover our human cultural heritage.
700 College Street, Beloit, WI 53511 • 608-363-2110 • www.beloit.edu/logan
WISCONSIN VETERANS MUSEUM - Madison, WI
For over 100 years, the Wisconsin Veterans Museum has connected the past to the present by sharing the stories of Wisconsin's military veterans. Located in the heart of Madison, Wisconsin, this award-winning museum and research center chronicles the history-shaping exploits of Wisconsin's veterans from the Civil War to present day. From full-scale dioramas to full-scale aircraft suspended from the ceiling, Wisconsin's military history unfolds in two galleries of more than ten-thousand square feet. Admission to the museum is free.
WRIGHT MUSEUM OF ART - Beloit, WI
Rekindle your love for art. The Wright Museum of Art has works by the old masters of Europe, the Impressionists, Expressionism, and modern art. Also in our galleries find examples of Asian arts including scrolls and ivory carvings. A little closer to home, the Wright holds works by Midwestern artists such as Theodore Robinson, Frank Boggs and John Colt. Take a tour of the museum and reintroduce yourself to old friends.
700 College Street, Beloit, WI 53511 • 608-363-2702 • www.beloit.edu/wright