Primary Characters: Contemporary American Realism by Ariana Vaeth

Milwaukee-based artist Ariana Vaeth’s realist paintings focus on a personal narrative that honors interactions with those who instruct her character. The autobiographical self-portraits are staged cinematically, with a primary cast of characters who re-enact the cherished and confidential moments of Vaeth’s private life.

Milwaukee-based artist Ariana Vaeth’s realist paintings focus on a personal narrative that honors interactions with those who instruct her character. The autobiographical self-portraits are staged cinematically, with a primary cast of characters who re-enact the cherished and confidential moments of Vaeth’s private life.

Milwaukee-based artist Ariana Vaeth’s realist paintings focus on a personal narrative that honors interactions with those who instruct her character. The autobiographical self-portraits are staged cinematically, with a primary cast of characters who re-enact the cherished and confidential moments of Vaeth’s private life.

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Expanded Access with Regular Hours as of March 8, 2021

As of March 8, the museum has expanded access with limited hours: Monday 12 – 7pm, Thursday and Friday 10am – 5pm and Saturday 10am – 1pm. Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday. The Miller continues in its efforts to provide another safe way for the public to experience art—from the street or the confines of a car. Window exhibitions, which debuted at the start of the pandemic in early 2020, continue in the Museum’s new art space located at 142 S. 3rd Avenue, which currently features a rotating selection of works from the permanent collection.

As of March 8, the museum has expanded access with limited hours: Monday 12 – 7pm, Thursday and Friday 10am – 5pm and Saturday 10am – 1pm. Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday. The Miller continues in its efforts to provide another safe way for the public to experience art—from the street or the confines of a car. Window exhibitions, which debuted at the start of the pandemic in early 2020, continue in the Museum’s new art space located at 142 S. 3rd Avenue, which currently features a rotating selection of works from the permanent collection.

As of March 8, the museum has expanded access with limited hours: Monday 12 – 7pm, Thursday and Friday 10am – 5pm and Saturday 10am – 1pm. Closed Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday. The Miller continues in its efforts to provide another safe way for the public to experience art—from the street or the confines of a car. Window exhibitions, which debuted at the start of the pandemic in early 2020, continue in the Museum’s new art space located at 142 S. 3rd Avenue, which currently features a rotating selection of works from the permanent collection.

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A year-round art museum located in the heart of historic downtown Sturgeon Bay on Wisconsin's Door Peninsula, fostering the creative life of the community.

About the Miller Art Museum

Founded in 1975 through the generosity of Gerhard and Ruth Miller, the Miller Art Museum is Door County’s year-round center for exhibition, education and creative enrichment in the visual arts and the Peninsula’s only fine art museum, housing a dynamic permanent collection of 20th c. Wisconsin art. The Museum’s main gallery features regularly changing exhibitions, embracing a wide range of subjects and media, both historic and contemporary; the second floor Gerhard CF Miller wing surveys the extraordinary life and work of celebrated dean of Door County artists Gerhard CF Miller.

     
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