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Events

Join us for these events at Jewish Museum Milwaukee:

Monday January 28th, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Roundtable Discussion: Power & Money & Response & Resistance
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Visit the Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s exhibit, Blacklist: Hollywood’s Red Scare, and listen in as a journalist, a visual artist, a scientist, and a theater artist discuss the impact of federal funding on their work.

Thursday January 31st, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hollywood’s Friendly Witness: Elia Kazan
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Jeff Smith, Professor in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the director of the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research, will discuss director Elia Kazan's status as Hollywood's most notorious "friendly witness."

Monday February 4th, 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!

Sunday February 10th, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Blacklist: A Tarnish on Hollywood's Golden Age
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Find out how the Blacklist became a tarnish on the Golden Age of Hollywood with David Fantle, co-author of Hollywood Heyday: 75 Candid Interview with Golden Age Legends. Fantle will discuss the imprisonment of the Hollywood Ten and other stars affected by the Hollywood Blacklist including Gene Kelly, James Cagney, and Edward G. Robinson.

Thursday February 21st, 2019 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Conversation Starter: Black, Jewish and Red
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Elliot Ratzman, Fellow in Jewish Studies at Lawrence University, examines how Jews and Blacks on the left helped create the culture and politics of the twentieth century. Ratzman explores how the far left became an important catalyst for intellectual, artistic, and political innovation, setting the stage for the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s.

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