Milwaukee Art Museum
How do you capture an entire city’s imagination in just a few hours?
By creating a spectacle.
Tuesday night, no one even knew the Museum had been renovated.
By Wednesday morning,
it was the talk of the town.
20 Cratesplaced in high traffic areas around greater Milwaukee
1,195,937TV media impressions from the crates on first day alone
$60,000in ad equivalencey from 30 news stories in 2 hours
With billboard road-blocks, the Art Museum dominated Milwaukee’s AM & PM drive times.
5-minute segments throughout the city secured several instances of exclusive access to morning and afternoon commuters.
Holiday movie-goers expected to be amazed. The Uncrated. Unveiled. trailer delivered.
Our crates got everyone thinking about art.
Our Pandora spot got listeners re-thinking the Art Museum.
Uncrated social media and digital ads drew thousands of visitors before the Museum doors even opened.
Digital ads outperformed benchmark CTR by 463%
Social ads outperformed benchmark CTR by 246%
A strong digital component helped the Art Museum connect with a younger, more diverse audience.
43% Digital Media
(digital display, social media, paid search, pre-roll video)
57% Traditional Media
(outdoor, print, cinema, broadcast radio)
The crates tickled curiosity.
Uncrated.org rewarded it.
Crates inspired 2,241 viewers to type URL directly into their browsers, spending an average of 3 minutes on site.
Engagement rate 5x industry benchmark
Millenials embraced #uncrated – first sharing crates, then sharing art.
Over 500 instances of #uncrated means around 100,000 free impressions via shares, likes and reposts.
The Art Museum’s reopening was a pretty big deal.
So was the public response
— Agency Recognition —
- 2016 Obie Awards
- 2016 PRSA Silver Anvil Awards