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Events

Join us for these events at Jewish Museum Milwaukee:

Thursday October 18th, 2018 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
October ‘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 Front, a 1976 drama film starring Woody Allen and set in the midst of the Hollywood Red Scare. Screening begins at 5:30 pm.

Thursday October 18th, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Beyond Living Memory: The Future of Holocaust Museums
Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee WI

A period without living witnesses to the Holocaust is fast approaching. How are Holocaust museums preparing for that day? This talk will explore how POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews presents the Holocaust in a shifting political context.

Thursday October 18th, 2018 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Curating Between Hope and Despair: POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee WI

Facing the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes on the site of the Warsaw ghetto and prewar Jewish neighborhood, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews completes the memorial complex. This lecture explores the creation of the POLIN Museum and its multimedia narrative exhibition - a journey of a thousand years - and its potential to be an agent of transformation that can move an entire society forward.