Arts & Culture

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5 Unique Museums

Spending a day traipsing through quiet halls filled with historical artifacts can be a hard sell to family or friends looking for an entertaining way to spend a free afternoon. Luckily, Wisconsin has several museums that have engaging exhibitions, plus interactive activities for a variety ages.

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27th Annual Lake Geneva Winterfest

From Feb. 2 to Feb. 6, Lake Geneva welcomes its 27th annual Winterfest–and is the staging ground for the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Championship, which hosts teams from across the United States. In addition to over-the-top snow sculptures, guests can enjoy plenty of frosty fun for the whole family.

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Best Mural Walls for Instagram

Perhaps an artist’s greatest love letter to a city or town is in the form of a bold, colorful mural that pays homage to the community’s culture—and in Wisconsin’s case, there’s a lot of them. Here are some of the most Instagram-worthy murals to find and snap a pic of while in Wisconsin.

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6 Oktoberfest Celebrations

Oktoberfest has been an annual tradition around the world since 1810, created to celebrate the marriage between the Prince of Bavaria (King Louis I) to Princess Therese. Now, the festival has become one of the largest celebrations of German history, and Wisconsin is no stranger to the annual celebration.

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5 Outdoor Arts Performances

Arts-related events are back in full swing around Southern Wisconsin. And the warmer temps of summer allow for several to take place outside on large patios, in city parks and betwixt sprawling country hills.

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Revel Craft Club

Looking to get crafty this spring? Revel, a modern DIY studio and event space in Madison, has launched its reservation-only Craft Club, now through May 29 on Saturdays.