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Dennis Darmek featured in MOWA exhibition: Among the Wonders of the Dells

June 1, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - September 8, 2019 @ 5:00 PM

Among the Wonders of the Dells
Photography, Place, Tourism

On View: June 1–September 8, 2019
From remote natural wonder to “Waterpark Capital of the World,” Wisconsin Dells has reigned supreme as the state’s premier tourist destination for nearly 160 years. Among the Wonders of the Dells presents more than 100 photographs from eight artists recounting the fascinating history and transformation of Wisconsin Dells.

The exhibition will include photographs by Leroy J. Gates, the first photographer of the Dells, H. H. Bennett, the great nineteenth-century photographer touted as “the man who made the Wisconsin Dells famous,” the H. H. Bennett Studio, John A. Trumble, who documented the Dells’ postwar tourist boom in the twentieth century, Dennis Darmek, and three contemporary Wisconsin photographers commissioned by MOWA to spend a year photographing the Dells from their unique perspectives: Mark Brautigam, Tom Jones, and Kevin J. Miyazaki.

Opening Party
Saturday, June 1 | 2:00–5:00 
Kick off the summer with a celebration of Wisconsin Dells. Meet the exhibition’s contemporary photographers and enjoy live music, light bites, and a cash bar.
Free with Membership

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June 1, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
September 8, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
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Museum of Wisconsin Art
205 Veterans Ave.
West Bend, WI 53095 United States
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