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John Michael Kohler Arts Center

Open Now: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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What a pleasant surprise

Happened to see the van that they had running around town and the young adults told us about the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brian S
Changing exhibits

Art center specializes in self taught artist. Varies between serious to whimsical using a wide... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Richard S
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608 New York Ave, Sheboygan, WI 53081-4507
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Reviewed yesterday

Happened to see the van that they had running around town and the young adults told us about the art center so we went to it - a lovely addition to our weekend in Sheboygan and what a surprise the bathrooms were!!!!!! Absolutely stunning!!!!!

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Art center specializes in self taught artist. Varies between serious to whimsical using a wide variety of mediums. From would to cast iron to photos and many more. Always interesting and a pleasure to go through. Especially the bathrooms. Don't miss them. There is no...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended a juried are fair and it had a lot of Wisconsin artists..It was not a very large show, but quality works.

Thank JANIE0529
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

There is nice artwork and some interactive artwork but is very small and won’t take long to walk through!

Thank kesjost
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Spent half an hour checking out the art ‘around’ the center, including the very interesting “food truck”, and the stones in circular patterns around a ‘monument’, with the curious poems chiseled into the stones at the N-E-S-W entrances. The interior displays are thought provoking... if...More

Thank Miata_kimberly
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Delighted to enter and explore the exhibits in this local art museum. I was greeted with a smile and asked if it was my first visit. The help desk informed me as to what was on exhibit, where best to start exploring, to be sure...More

Thank 145elizabethmm
Reviewed 24 July 2018

JMK Art Center is an amazing place to visit for cutting-edge contemporary art. The well-curated exhibits and excellent programs along with a great shop and restaurant provide a sophisticated and intelligent experience. It is a treasure for Sheboygan and a must see on your trip...More

Thank WanderingOso
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I signed up for an ALL AGES Maker Space experience, expecting 3D printers, modeling software, the sort of stuff you'd find in a high-tech environment. Instead, I found small chairs, a low table, cardboard, glue, index cards, brown paper bags, and yarn. Even though I...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The Arts Center is the reason we return to Sheboygan every year. What a treasure! Each year, the exhibits are surprising and innovative. By exploring artists and media that are not mainstream, we are treated to truly mind bending experiences. One can't help but walk...More

Thank Hillbo
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Tracked this museum down via TripAdvisor. It is free and definitely worth the stop. The art elicits an array of emotions. Intrigue, sympathy, disturb, awe, and a good old fashioned "what the heck" are in store for you when you visit. The Apt #4 installation...More

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Teri E
15 April 2015|
Response from dnaMidwest | Reviewed this property |
This place is free, and yes it's handicap accessible. All exhibitions are on the main floor.