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Diane Buck: Restoring historic bronze

Many of Milwaukee’s most historic public art has been cared for by a transplant to the city. Originally from Portland, Diane Buck fell in love with the bronze statues of her new community and worked tirelessly over two decades to see them preserved and restored for future generations. Bronze has been a popular metal for the casting of sculptures from early civilizations. As immigrant settlers arrived in Milwaukee and the fledgling city began its industrial growth, craftsman were hired to create monuments in the tradition of the European custom. | Q&A Q: What led to your interest to identify...

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Les Paul’s traveling exhibit coming to Lakefront

Installation of Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience is currently underway at Discovery World, with a special grand opening event scheduled for July 16. A dozen new interactive experiences will be unveiled within Discovery World’s Les Paul House of Sound exhibit. The new features include all the elements from an exhibit called Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience, which finished a year-long tour of locations throughout the United States. Discovery World has the honor to be the long-term stop for the exhibit elements. Previously the collection only stopped for a few days along its nation-wide tour. Opening in partnership with the...

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