June 28 – September 16, 2018

Look Here! is a collaboration between the UWM Libraries and artists from RedLine Milwaukee and the UWM Peck School of the Arts. Organized by Ann Hanlon, Marc Tasman, and Max Yela, the project asks artists to create works that reimagine, transform, and engage with the Libraries’ unique archival, special, and digital collections in ways that bring new light and creative perspectives to these rare and unique materials.

Walk and Talk Series
Join representatives from UWM Librarcollectionsnctive collectons along with artists in Look Here! as they discuss their work in the show, their approach to the Look Here! project, and the Libraries’ perspective on the benefits of the collaborative process. Free for UWM faculty, staff, students and those paying general admission to the museum.

Milwaukee Digital: Reinterpreting Local Spaces
July 5, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Abigail Nye, Head of UWM Archives, Ann Hanlon, Head of UWM Libraries’ Digital Collections, joins Look Here! artists Marc Tasman, Clayton Haggarty, and Jake Hill.

Maps and Artifacts: Mining the Collections of the American Geographical Society Library
August 1, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Marcy Bidney, Curator of American Geographical Society Library, joins Look Here! artists Jill Sebastian, Nirmal Raja, Anja Notanja Sieger, Madeline Martin.

The Contents of Books: Reprocessing Pattern and Image
August 8, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Max Yela, Head of UWM Libraries Special Collections, joins Look Here! artists Laj Waghray, Melissa Wagner-Lawler, and Stephanie Copoulos-Selle.

Curatorial Walk-Throughs
Guided tours of the exhibition with a member of our curatorial staff.

July 26, 6:00 p.m.
August 8, 1:00 p.m.
August 23, 6:00 p.m. Thursday Night in the Garden follows.
September 5, 1:00 p.m.