Discovery World

Milwaukee has many great and well-known museums, but the city holds other venues dedicated to preserving aspects of our past, too. Here are a few of the lesser-known ones, including a pair of digital museums that dream of becoming brick and... more

Apr 11, 2017 12:04 AM City Guide

The Greater Milwaukee Foundation is offering one day of freeaccess to four of the most notable lakefront destinations on Saturday, Oct. 15through their Gifts to the Community program. The four sites open to the public will be: Milwaukee Art.. more

Sep 21, 2016 4:43 PM Around MKE

Much to the delight of movie lovers and fish fry fans, thepopular outdoor movie series PointFish Fry & a Flick will return to Discovery World for its eighth yearon Friday, August 12. Now on to the question on everyone’s mind. Which movie.. more

Jun 8, 2016 11:00 AM Around MKE

Zoom into Nano, described as “a hands-on interactiveexhibition focusing on how scientists see and make things that are too small tosee” on its website,will open up at Discovery World on Saturday, May 21.“Advances in nanotechnology a.. more

May 18, 2016 6:49 PM Around MKE

For 90 years HEAR Wisconsin has provided services for every age, no matter the degree of hearing loss, with a mission to serve everyone regardless of monetary means. The nonprofit’s operations include a sign language interpreting unit, a bi... more

Apr 26, 2016 4:17 PM Expresso

Veteran’s Park spends the weekend celebrating Asian culture, while Discovery World kicks off this year’s Fish Fry & A Flick film series. more

Jul 8, 2015 12:01 AM This Week in Milwaukee



Jun 1, 2015 2:00 PM Around MKE


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Ruthie answers a letter from a reader turned off by his boyfriend’s weight gain and plugs exciting events including Diverse and Resilient’s Reviving the Dream Banquet on March 19; the opening of “My Sister’s Story,” March 21 at Live Arti... more

Mar 17, 2015 8:29 PM Hear Me Out

We’re nine days away from Christmas and Greater Milwaukeecontinues to dazzle with a variety of events, get-togethers and holiday cheer.Here’s what’s happening this weekend!Friday, Dec. 19pabstmansion.comTwilight Tour at the Pabst MansionSp.. more

Dec 17, 2014 9:00 PM Around MKE

TheSunset Playhouse in Elm Grovecontinues its popular Musical Mainstage series this month with a tribute tomovie musicals. This is the classic endof movies musicals from the 20th century including Old Devil Moon, theTrolley Song, Lullaby of B.. more

Nov 7, 2014 7:32 AM Theater

The War on Drugs, Ghostbusters, Bryan Ferry and more! more

Sep 17, 2014 1:41 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Magical Movement: The Milwaukee Ballet’s breathtaking Mirror Mirror, a world premiere by Michael Pink, was received with a well-deserved standing ovation on opening night. At a pre-show dinner at Gallerie M in the InterContinental Hotel, pa... more

May 28, 2014 5:39 PM Around MKE

The Point Fish Fry & A Flick free movie series at Discovery World has revealed its 2014 schedule, and as usual it includes a mix of cult favorites and relatively new releases. Here's the complete lineup:July 18 – American HustleAug. 1 – Caddyshack.. more

May 19, 2014 10:00 AM Around MKE

Being a museum member has its perks. Among them: Member Swap Day, a twice-annual promotion that seven Milwaukee museums host where members of one museum are given complimentary access to every other museum as well. The museums will hold their late.. more

May 5, 2014 5:00 PM Around MKE

Some still think of Milwaukee as a two-museum town. While it’s true that the Milwaukee Public Museum and the Milwaukee Art Museum remain the city’s largest institutions of their kind, they have been joined by more

Apr 2, 2014 12:24 AM A&E Feature

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Milwaukee Public Schools announced that they will remain closed Tuesday, as the coldest air the region has experienced in over a decade continued to freeze the city. Monday's expected high temperature of just -8 degree ties Milwaukee's all-time re.. more

Jan 6, 2014 5:30 PM Around MKE

If you’re looking for a reason to take a road trip to historic Cedarburg, look no further than the Cedarburg Artists Guild’s Annual Juried Exhibit and Sale, on display Aug. 10-Oct. 13 with an opening reception Friday, Sept. 6, 6-9 more

Aug 7, 2013 12:59 AM Visual Arts

When my long summery walk ends after looping the splendid Lakeshore State Park linked to Discovery World, I rest on a bronze bench near the west entrance of the equally splendid white-on-white building more

Aug 5, 2013 5:38 PM Visual Arts

In the magic of the woods, there is a whisper of the wind through the tree leaves above and the feel of soft pine needles below your feet. There is the chirp "hello" from the various birds, the inquiring buzz of many an insect more

Jun 10, 2013 12:01 AM A&E Feature

Les Paul predicted the iPod in 1954 when he proposed a device with no moving parts, small enough to fit into a pocket but able to hold “every song you ever wanted to hear.” Although he never got around to inventing the iPod more

May 28, 2013 9:38 PM A&E Feature