Stitching History From the Holocaust - Jewish Museum Milwaukee September 14, 2014 - February 28, 2015

Public Programs

July ‘Thirds-day’ + Behind the Seams III

Date: Jul 19 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cost: Regular Museum Admission Applies

Jewish Museum Milwaukee is open until 7:00 pm the Third Thursday of each month. At 5:30 pm, Margaret Hasek-Guy will explain the techniques of transforming illustrated dress patterns into actual fabric yardage through the technique of screen-printing.

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Contemporary Issues in Latino Immigration with LULAC’s Darryl Morin

Date: Jul 25 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Museum Members $5 | Non-members $7

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.

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Diaspora in China: Jewish Refugees in Shanghai 1938-1950

Date: Aug 07 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Museum Members $6 | Non-Members $8

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.

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Translating Lives: An Exploration of the Correspondence of Sara Spira

Date: Aug 16 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Museum Members $3 | Non-members $7

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.

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