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Events

Join us for these events at Jewish Museum Milwaukee:

Thursday July 19th, 2018 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
July ‘Thirds-day’ + Behind the Seams III
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Journey with Margaret Hasek-Guy as she explains the techniques of transforming illustrated dress patterns into actual fabric yardage through the technique of screen-printing.

Wednesday July 25th, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Contemporary Issues in Latino Immigration with LULAC’s Darryl Morin
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Darryl D. Morin, the immediate past National League of United Latin American Citizen's (LULAC) Mid-West Vice President and current State Secretary, will address contemporary immigration issues, legislation and policy affecting the Latino community, and the local and global implications.

Tuesday August 7th, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Diaspora in China: Jewish Refugees in Shanghai 1938-1950
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

From 1938 to 1941, at least 17,000 German and Austrian Jewish refugees and more than 2,000 Polish Jews fled from the Nazi terror to Shanghai, China. Learn how the Jewish refugee community in Shanghai thrived despite the harshness of life in the exile and during the war.

Thursday August 16th, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Translating Lives: An Exploration of the Correspondence of Sara Spira
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Explore the history of Sara Spira and Mary and George Stern with Amos Bitzan, Assistant Professor of History at UW-Madison, who took his students on a journey of discovery to uncover the details of their experience through treasured postcards and letters.

Thursday September 20th, 2018 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
September ‘Thirds-day’ (Third Thursday)
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!

Sunday September 23rd, 2018 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Doors Open 2018
Jewish Museum Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI

Explore the history of Jewish Milwaukee through our permanent exhibit for FREE! Highlights include sections on Golda Meir, the Settlement Cookbook and the wall-sized Marc Chagall tapestry. Tours are available at 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm.