Dynamic Range Opening Reception

Dynamic Range Opening Reception

You are cordially invited to a reception celebrating the opening of the Haggerty Museum of Art’s spring 2024 exhibition Dynamic Range: Photographs by Bill Tennessen.

Bill Tennessen was born in 1934 and grew up on North 39th Street in Milwaukee. He is a 1956 graduate of Marquette University’s College of Business Administration. Tennessen is a self-taught photographer who began contributing photos to the Milwaukee Community Journal, Wisconsin’s largest African American newspaper, in 1981. He has documented the Ernest Lacy demonstrations, Juneteenth Day celebrations, activities of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee and the Ko-Thi Dance Company. He has also captured numerous important cultural and political events and personalities of our time.

Dynamic Range was curated by Lynne Shumow (Haggerty Museum Curator for Academic Engagement) in collaboration with Dr. Robert Smith (Marquette University Harry G. John Professor of History and Director of the Center for Urban Research, Teaching and Outreach—CURTO and ABHM Resident Historian) and Mia Phifer (Education and Research Coordinator at America’s Black Holocaust Museum). Additional assistance was provided by Kate Rose, Caroline Bielski, Sebastien Brown, Sophia Furman, Logan Glembin, Niktalia Jules, and Adamali De La Cruz.

Support for this exhibition is generously provided by the Marquette University Women’s Council Endowment Fund.


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Jan 18 2024


5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Haggerty Museum of Art
234 W Tory Hill St, Milwaukee, WI 53233

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