Exhibitions & Events
Jan. 15 – April 25, 2021
Electric Steel: Recent Photographs by Michael Schultz
-Artist's Reception: April 15, 6-8pm
Following the success of Foundry Work (2010) and Forge Work (2015), Electric Steel helps to complete the story of metal forming, from furnace to finish and back. This exhibition include many photographs from Mike’s recent work—both nationally and internationally—in a variety of electric steel mills.
These are not the mills of Hilla Becher, Charles Sheeler, or David Plowden—traditional, integrated mills with some of the largest industrial apparatus ever created. Instead, this collection is drawn from work on a smaller scale. Here, electric arc furnaces supplant the hot-blast stoves and furnaces of the large mills. Ore, charge, and flux are replaced with scrap and charged electrodes.
May 21–August 22, 2021
artWORK by the League of Milwaukee Artists
-Grand Opening Event- Meet the Artists: May 21, 6-8pm
In collaboration with The League of Milwaukee Artists, this exhibition features over 50 works by more than 30 local artists. The League of Milwaukee Artists has been provided the opportunity to create new works—all with a working or industrial theme—specifically for this display. League members readily accepted this challenge and have been busy creating paintings, sculptures, photos, and prints for inclusion.
In organizing the exhibition, LMA President Judy Gahn Murphy notes: “The League of Milwaukee Artists are honored to be able to showcase our member’s talents at this incredible show at the Grohmann Museum. The theme of the show, artWORK, was embraced by our members to create an interesting and diverse exhibition. This is not one to miss.”
Image: Janet Roberts, Northwestern Line