inside of brand new construction art gallery with art on walls
Museum Of Wisconsin Art / West BendWI
What can the construction of a new museum do for the arts?

Outgrowing its former corporate historic building in the West Bend Cultural District, the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) constructed a new two-story, 31,000 SF building. The MOWA, located in West Bend, Wisconsin, is the state’s primary venue for the exhibition of historic and contemporary Wisconsin art. It also includes the unequaled Wisconsin Art Archive, which contains over 8,000 files on Wisconsin art, artists and a significant library of research material on state art and history.

The building is located on a 1.5-acre lot in the downtown district along the river. It doubled the size of their previous building and consists of exhibit space, education facilities, administrative and support space. The new building enables MOWA to continue to grow its collection and fulfill its mission to collect, conserve, document, and exhibit Wisconsin art through the ages and to educate the public about its cultural va

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Museum of Wisconsin Art

Completed February 2013


31,000 square feet

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The Team


Top Project Award - Daily Reporter - Milwaukee, 2014

Merit Award - American Institute of Architects - Milwaukee, 2014

Real Estate Award - The Business Journal - Milwaukee, 2013

Vision Achievement Award - Commercial Real Estate Women - Milwaukee, 2013