By: Adam Sweet Before I begin, let me say I know very little about the tango. In fact, I’ve only had one encounter with the dance in my 22 years. The tango originated in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the late 1800s, and… Read More
Here is what Education Director, Ellie Gettinger, is going to miss talking about once “Chasing Dreams” closes at Jewish Museum Milwaukee.
By: Ellie Gettinger, Education Director, Jewish Museum Milwaukee Upon reading the title of this blog, you suddenly had the song of the same name stuck in your head. By all accounts this is third best known song in the United… Read More
This is feedback from a person who saw the piece about the exhibit on PBS NewsHour Weekend: I just watched a PBS video on Facebook about the Stitching History exhibit. My great grandfather was fortunate to leave Germany in search of… Read More
By Ellie Gettinger, Education Director On September 27, the life of this small museum was turned upside down. Samuel Freedman published a loving and fantastic article about Stitching History From the Holocaust. He wrote, “The fashions are both text and textile, a… Read More
By Kathie Bernstein, Executive Director Several years ago I read Helen Epstein’s book, Where She Came From. It resonated with me because we were in the early planning stages for our current exhibit, Stitching History From the Holocaust, and Epstein’s story… Read More
By Ellie Gettinger, Education Director Today is Mildred Fish Harnack Day in Wisconsin. You might say, “Who?” But the Wisconsin Legislature recognized her as a hero and designated her birthday as an official commemoration. She was born in Milwaukee, went… Read More
By Jane Avner, Jewish Museum Milwaukee Board of Trustees We love this exhibit – the staff worked their hearts out. Molly Dubin with her artistic skills to mount the panels and dresses; Ellie Gettinger reaching out to educators, creating the… Read More