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The exhibit includes the locks and handcuffs he picked, the containers he escaped from, as well as many posters and photographs from his performances. Read more

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Here's a comprehensive list of all of the visual arts exhibits scheduled for Fall 2019 in Milwaukee. Read more

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The Harley-Davidson Museum, Chagall at the Jewish Museum MKE, the Florentine Opera and Ko-Thi African Dancers. Read more

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Marc Chagall’s rare lithographs are coming to Jewish Museum Milwaukee for the first time. Read more

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The 8th annual Milwaukee Museum Mile Day (MMM Day) offers unique museum experiences on Milwaukee’s East Side for a special event on May 12, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Read more


“Pictures of Resistance” is a unique visual document of a theatre in the struggle against Nazism that remains under-recognized. Read more

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Groups across the city honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., while a number of elected officials host town hall meetings. Read more

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Ruthie offers insight on coming out as well as her social calendar in the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

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With “Blacklist: The Hollywood Red Scare,” the Jewish Museum Milwaukee mounts the first large-scale exhibition on the hunt for Communists in the movie industry since 2002. Read more


Carl Bogner, UW-Milwaukee instructor and director of the LGBT Film Festival, is trying this experiment to find the most sustainable way of continuing the festival. Read more

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This summer, the Jewish Museum Milwaukee reprises its 2015 exhibit, “Stitching History from the Holocaust” with “Stitching Histories from the Holocaust.” “Histories” includes two additional stories with ties to the Milwaukee area. Read more

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Every year, MMM museums open their doors to residents, museumgoers and first-time visitors for a chance to experience five of Milwaukee's unique museum gems at free or reduced admission. Read more

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Read this week’s Saving Our Democracy (covering March 22-28) to find out how to get socially and politically involved in and around Milwaukee. Read more

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Read Saving Our Democracy for the week of March 8-14 in the pages of the Shepherd Express to find out how you can get politically and socially involved. Read more

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Jewish Museum Milwaukee is currently hosting important and informative exhibitions that take multicultural perspectives on the civil rights struggle and Milwaukee’s open housing protest marches. Read more

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Activities in the Greater Milwaukee Area peacefully pushing back against discriminatory, reactionary, racist and authoritarian actions or policies of the Trump administration, and those of his ilk. Read more

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The Jewish Museum Milwaukee’s “Allied in the Fight: Jews, Blacks and the Struggle for Civil Rights” runs Jan. 19-March 25. Read more

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Whitefish Bay’s Gallery 505 displays a rare collection of the paintings and sculpture of Dr. Seuss, “The Art of Dr. Seuss," Sept. 14-17. There is a special opening reception from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14. The Jewish Museum Milwauke... Read more

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As the 21st century accelerates into the future art museums, whose traditional mission has been to preserve the past, obliged to keep abreast? And, if yes, how do they achieve this without diminishing their core objective? Read more

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