Formerly The West Bend Art Museum
now known as the Museum of Wisconsin Art
houses the largest permanent collection of the works of 19th Century artist Carl Von Marr[/SIZE]
whose descendants settled in the West Bend area.
The Art Museum also hosts traveling shows of artwork of all description throughout each year.
The Museum is located in the heart of downtown West BendÔÇÖs cultural district,
just west and across the street from the Washington County Courthouse.
"The Museum of Wisconsin Art's Early Wisconsin Art Collection and Archives
begins with European and American settlement in Wisconsin
and concludes around 1950.
It is the Wisconsin's only comprehensive collection and archives representing that era of Wisconsin artists." WB Art Museum Site.
"The museum is poised to become one of "28 to 35" regional art museums throughout the United States"
Wisconsin Department of Tourism