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Join the NLM on an arts-filled tour of parts of Wisconsin, Sept. 6-11, 2017. From Milwaukee’s art museums, to private collections, to a stop in beautiful Door County, which juts directly into Lake Michigan, you’ll follow host Arlene Silvers for a one-of-a-kind experience.


Milwaukee Museum of Art

The tour will begin in Milwaukee, WI, a city alive with culture and art.  Guests will visit major sites, enjoying the city and its museums before heading west to beautiful Door County, known as the “Cape Cod of the Midwest.” There is no end to the scenic beauty of this area with views of Lake Michigan, mountains, and beaches, as well as the inland rural spaces, which are soothing havens for “big city people.”  Check out the itinerary below.  Then click where indicated at the bottom of this page to tell us you are interested.

Preliminary itinerary:
  • Wednesday, Sept. 6 – All meet in Milwaukee for a Welcome Dinner
  • Thursday, Sept. 7 – Tour Milwaukee. Visit the architecturally beautiful Milwaukee Art Museum and see their great glass collection. Also, stops at the Harley Davidson Museum and private art collections.
  • Friday, Sept. 8 – Leave for Neenah, WI to visit the Bergstrom Mahler Museum of Glass. The head curator, Jan Smith, is planning something special for our group. We also will visit glass artist, Chuck Savoie. Then, we’re headed to Door County.
  • Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 9 & 10 – We’ll be the guests of artists Deanna and Keith Clayton, who are planning a special weekend at their gallery studio with demos from 5 different artists. We’ll also spend time viewing the scenic beauty of Door County.
  • Monday, Sept 11 – We’re off to Sheboygan to visit artist Beth Lipman and the Kohler Museum of Outsider Art. We will end our adventure with a closing dinner that evening.

Kohler Museum of Outsider Art

This itinerary is not complete. There will be surprises along the way. The cost is $1420/person, with a $500 deposit due by March 1 and full payment by Aug. 23.  This includes all meals, transportation within Wisconsin, all taxes, tips and fees. It does not include transportation to and from Wisconsin and hotels. There is a $250/person tax deduction for the National Liberty Museum.

And… if you’re having too much fun to leave when the trip concludes, there will be an optional “Post-Trip” to the American Club at Kohler for all who are interested. The American Club is a resort with 4 golf courses, including world-famous Whistling Straits and a world-class spa.


Beautiful Door County!

If you are interested in joining us, please
click here for a PRINTED RESERVATION FORM or click here to RESERVE ONLINE

For additional information, contact Arlene Silvers at 609-332-6860
or email


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