​​Milwaukee Art Museum Garden Club

Day Trippers Excursion One of our MAMGC members arranged for a bus trip to see the musical “Hamilton” in Chicago.  

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Open Road Exhibit tour
Sabrina
chair of the photography committee set up a docent-led tour of “The Open Road” photography exhibit.


Using Native Plants to Attract Birds to Your Wisconsin Garden

Speaker:  Mariette Nowak, author of Birdscaping in the Midwest, presented a program on gardening with native plants to attract and protect habitats for birds.


Ikebana Workshop
Friendship through Flowers Ikebana is a type of Japanese Art. Garden Club members joined Laurie Wareham,  Teacher and Associate Master  of The Ichiyo  School of Ikebana to create 2 designs.

Front Yard Landscape Ideas and Inspiration

​​​Presented by Margarete Harvey  Landscape Architect and MAMGC member  since 1990. Margarete presented ideas and  inspiration for planning and designing  a welcome feel for your front yard.


Jaime Hayon Exhibit

The Milwaukee Art Museum Garden

Club was a financial sponsor of this

exhibit.​



Lottery Day

This is the first step of the floral designers’ process as they prepare to create their masterpieces for Art In Bloom. Art pieces are selected by a random drawing.
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Workshop: Holiday Centerpieces 
40 members attended a hands-on workshop  led by 
member, Nancy Cody,  to create a centerpiece

of fresh flowers and dried elements from the garden.

 

Holiday Luncheon 

Festive social and luncheon at the historic  Wisconsin Club including a tour of the

Chudnow Museum of yesteryear.  

Members  created floral centerpieces

that were  raffled to raise funds for

children's projects.  
 
Lake Shore State Park.  A presentation by the DNR manager of Lake Shore State Park, an urban oasis located near the Art Museum and Discovery Center, discussed the projects and initiatives currently underway to serve the adults and children of Milwaukee. 

Bats Need Protection.   Guest speaker from

the WI Department of Natural Resources

informed and enlightened us regarding the benefits

and threats to Wisconsin's bat population.  

We all left with a good feeling about bats.

Here's one of the cute bats in his cage

eating a banana.


Milwaukee District Garden Club 2017 Fall Meeting TGI Friday’s at Miller Park, 1 Miller Park, Milwaukee State WGCF President presented her State Project and gave info on securing grants for garden club projects. Exciting announcement about happening in 2020 for Milwaukee. Tour of Fisher House 

Photography Workshop.  Better understand your camera or smart phone with assistance from a local photographer: Ray Llanas, Manager of Art’s Camera Plus. 

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