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

Public Programs

Fine Arts Quartet: Mozart & Mendelssohn

Date: Jun 18 2018
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost: Museum Members FREE | Non-Members $5

Join the Fine Arts Quartet for a special evening performance featuring two of the string quartet literature’s greatest masterpieces: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s String Quartet in C Major, K.465, nicknamed “Dissonant,” and Felix Mendelssohn’s String Quartet in E Flat Major, Op.12. Sponsored by Marianne and Sheldon Lubar.

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June ‘Thirds-day’ + Behind the Seams II

Date: Jun 21 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, Dara Larson will discuss how her handmade paper wigs helped bring Hedy’s designs to life.

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Fashioning Identity with Lynne Dixon-Speller, Miranda Levy and Linda Marcus

Date: Jun 26 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Museum Members $7 | Non-members $12

Explore how fashion and design reveal a person’s identity and how designers Lynne Dixon-Speller, Miranda Levy and Linda Marcus express themselves and transform clients with their own personal fashion identities.

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Nationalism Then and Now: A Discussion with Former Ambassador Andrew H. Schapiro

Date: Jul 11 2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: Museum Members $5 | Non-members $8

Join Former United States Ambassador to the Czech Republic Andrew Schapiro to explore the rise of nationalism in relation to his family’s story of immigration from Czechoslovakia in 1939 as well as the return of populism and nationalism in the Czech Republic and Eastern Europe today.

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Craft Workshop: Patterned Silk with Miranda Levy

Date: Jul 15 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost: Museum Members $32 | Non-members $42

Create your own fashion-forward, hand-printed silk scarf with Project Runway alumni, Miranda Levy. Miranda will teach you the craft of creating repeating patterns with wood blocks using traditional Indian patterns.

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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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