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Preserving collections and saving cats: Inside Redner’s Rescued Cat Figurine Mewseum

Cats are special companions to many people, including Shawn and Hilary Redner. The couple love cats so much they created ...

Wood type hype in Two Rivers

Two Rivers is home to one of the world’s largest wood type museums and it’s the place to be if ...

Oshkosh oddity park: A quirky, head turning experience

There is something a bit odd going on in Oshkosh. Mel Schettl’s business is a menagerie of strange and peculiar ...

‘Portrait of Manitowoc’ Encourages Residents To See Themselves And Their Community’s Diversity

It’s give and take when Sonia Vasquez starts a painting. The Manitowoc native creates rich portraits in the classical tradition. ...

Milwaukee Area Native Named National Geographic’s 2020 Explorer Of The Year

Corey Jaskolski grew up in and around Milwaukee and loved visiting the Milwaukee Public Museum as a child. "My mom ...

The Legacy of Dr. James Cameron: Founder of America’s Black Holocaust Museum

(Editor's note and update: American's Black Holocaust Museum is reopening at its new location on Feb. 25, 2022.) In Milwaukee’s ...

The Allure Of Forgotten Spaces

There’s something about forgotten spaces that have always interested Alicia Holliday. On a class trip at Beloit College, she discovered ...

Quirky Milwaukee Museum Of Yesteryear Shows Thousands Of Once Everyday Objects

“What’s a Chudnow?” That’s the first question many visitors to the Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear ask, jokes curator Steve Daly. ...

Wisconsin Life #409: “Making Magic”

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of Kim Souther, a classically trained cellist ...

Explore A Rare, Behind-The-Scenes Tour Of The Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame

Drive up to the iconic Lambeau Field on game day and you cannot help but feel the energy in the air. ...

Wisconsin Life #404: “Local Legacies”

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of John Greendeer, a renaissance man who ...

The DeSanto Family Likes To Clown Around… For A Living

Greg and Karen DeSanto met and fell in love while performing as circus clowns.  They spent years following the show ...

Alma Man Collects And Displays Armor And Old Weaponry In His Museum

When Gary Schlosstein was ten years old, he bought a Civil War musket on a family trip to Winona, Minn. ...

Museum Director Returns Cultural Artifacts To Native Nations

The Logan Museum of Anthropology is home to some 300,000 artifacts, primarily of  Native American origins.  It’s the only museum ...

Hamilton Type Museum

As kids head back to school this week, we take a minute to appreciate the wonder of the ABC’s. At ...