Behind-the-scenes tours, special children's programming and admission deals are on tap as part of the second annual Milwaukee Museum Week. The event kicks off Saturday and runs through Jan. 26. More than 100 programs and events will be offered throughout the week at 17 participating Milwaukee area museums. Milwaukee Museum Week is sponsored by theGreater Milwaukee Foundation and designed to increase community members’ exposure to the city’s various museums. A few highlights from the week include:
Youth Free Day, Jan. 20: All visitors age 18 and under get in for free at all participating museums.
Member Swap Day, Jan. 26: Members of Betty Brinn Museum, Charles Allis Art Museum, Milwaukee Art Museums, Milwaukee Public Museum, and Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum get in free to any of the other museums on this list when you present your membership card.