View the largest and comprehensive contemporary art collection in North America at the Racine art museum located in Downtown Racine, Wisconsin. The museum displays more than 8,000 pieces of arts and crafts, including crafts made of ceramics, glass, fiber, metals, polymer, wood and more. Exhibits keep changing in the museum, past exhibits include display of contemporary furniture, contemporary Polish fiber art, unique jewelry items made of brass and other exhibits. The museum is open year-round and is closed on Mondays. Docent led tours are offered for schools and groups.
Things to Do
- Visit the museum to learn more about contemporary art, even if you are not a student, just touring the museum will be a great visual experience.
- See a variety of products made of paper such as jewelry and clocks, it is visually pleasing to see how a delicate piece of paper can be utilized in such way to create artistic objects.
- Paper and plastic exhibit showcases use of paper and plastic and other non-traditional materials to create jewelry and ornaments.
- The Corcoran teapots exhibit displays teapots that have beautiful bird figures on the top made of porcelain, each teapot has birds from a different bird species.
- The museum store has many interesting objects for purchase, there are toys, housewares, art materials, books, gifts and more.
- Families can enjoy a free fun art activity at the museum, the art activities have different themes.
Racine Art Museum Insider Tips
- The museum has free admission on first Friday of every month.