Friday Fish Fry: A Wisconsin Cultural Tradition

This culinary Wisconsin tradition can prompt any number of debates – what type of fish is served (Cod, bluegill, perch, walleye, and others), the batter, the slaw, rye bread, potato pancakes – you name it, Wisconsinites will talk about it!  The hospitality team is here to the rescue.  Here is the nitty gritty on some of the best Milwaukee Fish Fries.

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Discover Milwaukee – A Visual Delight!

Lovers of art, nature, architecture and just plain kitsch can enjoy many beautiful sights in Milwaukee, just a short distance from our conference location.

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Lake Michigan Beaches & Parks

While October may be a bit too cold for using the beach, the “Third Coast” offers many opportunities to view the jewel of Milwaukee—beautiful Lake Michigan.  Walk along the paved sidewalk from Veterans Park at the lakefront and take in the views of the water as well as enjoy the skyline.  The War Memorial, the Art Museum and Discovery World are also along this path.

Milwaukee Art Museum
700 N Art Museum Dr, 53202

A work of art inside and out! Three buildings designed by legends Eero Saarinen, David Kahler and Santiago Calatrava house forty galleries of art.  Highlights of the collection include American decorative arts, German Expressionism, folk and Haitian art and one of the largest collections of pieces from Wisconsin native Georgia O’Keefe.

Nares: Moves is the first retrospective exhibit on the contemporary New York-based artist James Nares (b. 1953) and it runs through October 6, 2019.

Don’t have time to view the art inside?  The famous Calatrava Brise Soleil is a masterpiece of its own.  Catch the Burke Brise Soleil, a moveable sunscreen with a 217-foot wingspan, which unfolds and folds twice daily. Continue reading “Discover Milwaukee – A Visual Delight!”