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John Michael Kohler Arts Center

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Address: 608 New York Ave, Sheboygan, WI 53081-4507
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+1 920-458-6144
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue 10:00 - 20:00
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Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:00

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Folk Art Funk

What an interesting place! It is their 50th so somve really interesting installations available. So many ideas for projects and repurposing! Wish we could see house John... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sara H
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an interesting place! It is their 50th so somve really interesting installations available. So many ideas for projects and repurposing! Wish we could see house John Michael Kohler lived in because it looked unique from outside. The bathrooms were enjoyable and amazing! I don't know how anyone can use those beautiful tiled urinals! Ha

Thank Sara H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Kohler Arts Center is always a wonderful time, and I mean "wonderful" as in full of wonder. The exhibits showcase the art of those not trained classically or those who are driven to share a message in the places and things around them. The museum does a fantastic job of providing contextual and background information on the artist and... More 

Thank Stephanie S
Bensenville, Illinois
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exhibits change regularly in this small well curated contemporary art museum. The artists on display are not usually big names but I've always found the installations to be imaginative, interesting and diverse. Gift shop has reasonably priced artisan jewelry.

Thank greatmogul
Los Angeles, California
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the kind of place that is a gem for a community like Sheboygan. With a population of about 50,000, this should be a must see, even if you only have an hour or two. It's not a huge museum, but the collections are supported by the Kohler Company, family, and museum patrons. They are celebrating outsider art and... More 

Thank MeMeDaVinci
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Not only does this Center bring art and music to Sheboygan that one would only expect to find in a much larger city, but it has the most fabulous restrooms in the country! A heavy focus on family and great commitment to this area. Excellent light meals at the Art Cafe

Thank WisconsinGreg
woodstock, illinois
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This place is wonderful, better than I was expecting. My sister in law and I visited on Saturday. Its is amazing, Check out the bathrooms. My favorite exhibit is of wooden hand carved figures, the detail is absolutely fascinating. I'm so glad my sister in law suggested coming, it was a last minute decision.. Next time I come up with... More 

Thank Bren M
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I was really excited to check out the JMKAC, as I had heard so much about it for so long. I am a fan of folk art and outsider art, so was looking forward to seeing the exhibits. I guess I was just a little underwhelmed - maybe due to the big expectations, and yet small size of the museum.... More 

Thank Ms_Miltown
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This art museum is wonderful. Just the right size with unique exhibits. The Rinestone Cowboy house is on display for 2 years. Only set up every 10 years. There was also an exhibit of sculptures from a sculpture garden in India that was being destroyed. Of course you have to check the bathrooms - men and women's. Some of the... More 

Thank Norma Z
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This is a beautiful art center. We really enjoyed our visit. The little café has wonderful food, and a nice outdoor place to eat.

Thank CRJ01
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Of course the restrooms were interesting. There is a hands on art center that looks neat for adults and children if you have time. The two main exhibits were not of our particular liking, but this is just a matter of taste. Enjoyable time walking throughout. The outside garden area is cute. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable. There is a... More 

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