Don’t Hibernate, Celebrate Safely
Massimals MKE Encourage Safe Winter Exploration
Imagine a place where polar bears roam freely and the Northern Lights are a nightly sight. A sleuth of five polar bears has inhabited downtown's Cathedral Square Park for the winter. Opting for a non-hibernating winter, Massimals MKE by artist Jason Scroggin of Scroggin Studio is downtown's newest public art installation. Great for a fun photo-op, these unique, life-sized bears will be on display through spring 2021. At night, the park comes to life with lighting inspired by the Aurora Borealis by Majic Productions.
Students from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's School of Architecture and Urban Planning assisted the artist to assemble the sculptures, safely spaced in small groups inside the Wisconsin Center.
These playful, interactive sculptures encourage safe outdoor exploration this winter.