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Events

Join us for these events at Jewish Museum Milwaukee:

Saturday December 1st, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blacklisted: A Concert
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Hear Chicago's finest cabaret talents perform the songs that HUAC never wanted you to hear – a concert of songs written or made famous by blacklisted artists such as Leonard Bernstein, Yip Harburg, Lena Horne, Burl Ives, Zero Mostel, Paul Robeson, Pete Seeger, and more!

Thursday December 13th, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hollywood on Trial with Tony Kahn
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Tony Kahn, radio producer/personality and son of blacklistee Gordon Kahn, will share stories of his family and how they were all affected by the ongoing stress of unemployment, FBI surveillance, and accusations. Tony will address the psychological challenges of this upbringing and detail the intergenerational strife and isolation that were hallmarks of his childhood.

Thursday December 20th, 2018 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
December ‘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 screen Salt of the Earth with an introduction by Raul Galvan, Ph.D., Manager of Program Production at Milwaukee PBS. Salt of the Earth is a 1954 American drama film written by Michael Wilson, directed by Herbert J. Biberman, and produced by Paul Jarrico. Galvan will address why the writer, director and producer were all blacklisted by the Hollywood establishment.

Tuesday December 25th, 2018 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Annual Christmas Cinema: Roman Holiday
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Looking for something fun to do Christmas Day? Come to Jewish Museum Milwaukee to enjoy the radiant and stylish love story starring a luminous Audrey Hepburn and handsome Gregory Peck, Roman Holiday.

Monday January 7th, 2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free Community Monday
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Jewish Museum Milwaukee is thrilled to host four free community days for anyone living in Milwaukee County to visit Blacklist: The Hollywood Red Scare for FREE!

Wednesday January 9th, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Club: The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Learn about the allegorical references in Arthur Miller’s 1953 iconic play The Crucible with the Coalition for Jewish Learning and Jewish Museum Milwaukee. Miller wrote the play as an allegory to reflect the anti-communist hysteria inspired by Senator Joseph McCarthy's "witch-hunts" in the United States.

Monday January 14th, 2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free Community Monday
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Jewish Museum Milwaukee is thrilled to host four free community days for anyone living in Milwaukee County to visit Blacklist: The Hollywood Red Scare for FREE!

Thursday January 17th, 2019 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
January ‘Thirds-day’ / The Lavender Scare
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Did you know on the Third Thursday of each month, Jewish Museum Milwaukee is open late? That’s right – we stay open until 7:00 pm so you have extra time to explore our exhibits! Stick around because immediately following ‘Thirdsday’ we are presenting “The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government” with author and scholar David Johnson.

Thursday January 17th, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Historian David K. Johnson will relate the frightening, untold story of the "Lavender Scare," and how during the Cold War, homosexuals were considered as dangerous a threat to national security as Communists.

Monday January 21st, 2019 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free Community Monday
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Jewish Museum Milwaukee is thrilled to host four free community days for anyone living in Milwaukee County to visit Blacklist: The Hollywood Red Scare for FREE!

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