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Events

Join us for these events at Jewish Museum Milwaukee:

Sunday October 21st, 2018 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
McCarthy and the Hollywood Blacklist: Parallel Delusions
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Historian Richard Fried will explore McCarthy's role in the Red Scare and its limits. He will treat McCarthy's meteoric rise and fall, and why many people mistakenly recognize him as the only player in the Red Scare.

Sunday October 21st, 2018 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
CBINT Annual Concert: Bernstein at 100
Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid, Milwaukee WI

Join Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid as the area’s top musical theater talent present a musical tribute to Leonard Bernstein featuring Milwaukee's top talent including Broadway veterans Andrew and Susan Varela.

Thursday November 1st, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Join Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Frankel as he tells the compelling story behind the classic American Western High Noon, and the toxic political climate in which it was created. High Noon was made during the height of the Hollywood blacklist, a time of political inquisition and personal betrayal.

Friday November 2nd, 2018 All Day
MSO The Golden Age of Hollywood
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee WI

Lights – Camera – POPS! Andres Delfs returns to lead the magnificent music of the silver screen. The stirring themes from more than a dozen Oscar®-winning epics such as Gone with the Wind, Citizen Kane, and Lawrence of Arabia. 

Thursday November 8th, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
LGBT Film/Video Festival: The Lavender Scare Film Screening
UWM Union Theatre, Milwaukee WI

Milwaukee's LGBT Film/Video Festival and Jewish Museum Milwaukee are teaming up to screen The Lavender Scare, the first documentary film to tell the little-known story of an unrelenting campaign by the federal government to identify and fire all employees suspected of being homosexual. The film has won twelve awards for Best Documentary since its premiere in 2017.

Wednesday November 14th, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Victim and Villain: Jewish Responses to the Red Scare
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Join Larry Ceplair, Blacklist scholar and author, for a detailed look at the roots of Jewish anti-communism. Ceplair will particularly focus on the infamous trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, the Jews who were especially vocal advocates for their ultimate capital punishment, and will also comment on the role Jews played in the Hollywood Blacklist.

Thursday November 15th, 2018 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
November ‘Thirds-day’ / Film Screening
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Did you know JMM is open until 7:00 pm on the Third Thursday of each month? We also feature films that tell the story of the Hollywood Blacklist. Join us to screening The Boy With Green Hair, a 1948 American comedy/drama film direct by blacklistee Joseph Losey and staring the young Dean Stockwell.

Sunday November 18th, 2018 All Day
MKE Film: The Best Years of Our Lives
Oriental Theater, Milwaukee WI

As a Community Partner, Milwaukee Film will be screening two films with Blacklist connections. Join us to watch The Best Years of Our Lives, a 1946 American drama film that the FBI found subversive regardless of its acclaimed reception.

Monday November 19th, 2018 All Day
MKE Film: On The Waterfront
Oriental Theater, Milwaukee WI

As a Community Partner, Milwaukee Film will be screening two films with Blacklist connections. Join us to watch On the Waterfront, a 1954 American crime drama film directed by Elia Kazan and starring Marlon Brando.

Friday November 23rd, 2018 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Black(list) Friday
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Blacklist those crowded shopping malls and join Jewish Museum Milwaukee to learn about the Hollywood Ten and Red Scare this BlackFriday! We are offering a number of discounts as well as fun and family-friendly activities to keep your entire family entertained!

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