Lake Superior Stories that Continue Today
A visit to the Madeline Island Museum is an adventure through time, exploring the stories of the diverse peoples who have called the island home. Your immersive journey traverses four historic structures that combine to form the heart of this modern museum featuring fascinating artifacts and engaging exhibits telling Ojibwe, French, British, and American stories.
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With indoor and outdoor spaces, we have a beautiful and intimate place for you to host your private event. Connect with nature and the past as you celebrate your new life together at the Madeline Island Museum.
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Madeline Island Museum
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Welcome Brandon Mably and Kaffe Fassett! Thank you, Madeline Island School of the Arts for trusting us with your event! ... See MoreSee Less
When the designer of the fabric stops by and recognizes his material in another artist's work! Kaffe Fassett and Bradon Mably are giving a presentation here Wednesday evening check withMadeline Island School of the Arts Arts for details and reservatiKaffe Fassett StudiotuLeah Yellowbird - Art Dreamsreams ... See MoreSee Less
"Convergence" features the artistic vision of six female Ojibwe artists in various mediums. Last night the exhibit debuted to the Madeline Island community. The Madeline Island Museum is now open daily from 10am to 4pm to view "Convergence" plus a special exhibit of works by Red Cliff artist, Rita Vanderventer and our permanent collection in the original museum. ... See MoreSee Less