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Natural History & Fine Arts Museum

Special Exhibits

The Kenosha Public Museum collects, preserves, and interprets decorative and fine arts, natural science specimens, and cultural artifacts from around the world.

Our galleries are filled with objects and information to facilitate learning, collaboration, and engagement. Here are our special and permanent exhibits.

Memento Mori – The Art of Death

momento moriExtended until March 8, 2018

The Richard Harris Art Collection of memento mori (a reminder of death) includes objects that examine the human relationship to death. Items range from a Chinese jade sculpture dating back to 4000-2000 B.C. to present day photography and mixed media. For the exhibit, 90 works were curated from 1,500 pieces focusing on three categories: Asian, Traditional, and Contemporary art.

Click here to learn more about Mr. Richard Harris and his fascinating collection.