Though Overture Center for the Arts is currently closed, the historic Madison venue is offering a spooky way to ring in the season with a new interactive virtual event—Under the Ghost Light—on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m.
Arts & Culture
Although the Overture Center for the Arts is closed this fall, Madison Opera is still giving art enthusiasts the chance to see and hear their favorite talents take the stage.
After an extensive search, the Milwaukee Art Museum has named Kantara Souffrant, PhD, as the Curator of Community Dialogue for the institution. Dr. Souffrant begins Jan. 4, 2021.
For the first time in its history, Southern Wisconsin’s Taliesin is offering a self-guided opportunity to walk the exterior of the historic estate. Guests get to roam the 800-acre estate and experience a unique look into its history from architectural and agricultural viewpoints.
Since movie theaters aren’t operating at full capacity quite yet, drive-in theaters are proving to be a prime alternative for film lovers across the country. And Wisconsin just happens to be home to a handful of charming drive-in complexes that are showing a number of popular movies—both new and old—on a daily basis.
You don’t need to haul off to the West or East Coast to get your fill of the beach this summer. Wisconsin offers its fair share of beautiful lakeside beaches—complete with biking trails, golf courses, lighthouses and more—to enjoy on a hot day this season.
Enjoy the great outdoors—at a social distance, of course—all month long as Madison’s Olbrich Gardens presents its Sidewalk Garden Tour. The walk/bike tour features the breathtaking urban landscapes of the Marquette, Schenk-Atwood-Starkweather-Yahara and Eastmorland neighborhoods.
Located on a peninsula between Green Bay and Lake Michigan is Door County. The area boasts vibrant wilderness parks and long shorelines which have attracted visitors from around the world—and made it a charming escape for locals.
Though temporarily closed, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is giving enthusiasts a chance to experience its awe-inspiring collection of works via a virtual tour. Free and available online at any time, the virtual tour allows art fans to peruse some of the MMoCA’s nearly-6,000-piece collection.
Whether you’re a foodie with an affinity for brewpubs, an adventure junkie looking for your next escape, or a history buff obsessed with learning the ins-and-outs of the world, Milwaukee’s diversity in culture and economy makes it the perfect city to escape to for your next vacation. Here are the top five things to see/do in Downtown Milwaukee: