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November 2018

Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

11/22/2018 - 11/24/2018
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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Limited Tour Schedule- Please call ahead!

11/26/2018 - 12/01/2018
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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Limited tour guides and support, please call ahead for a visit. Thank you. 414-372-7677

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#GIVING TUESDAY

11/27/2018

The Wisconsin Black Historical Society/Museum located on the corners of North 27 and West Center Streets opened its door and its heart to the community, city, and state in 1987. Based on the premise that a people who know their history will grow to love and appreciate themselves more, the Society is striving to create a bright future out of a heart breaking past.   The mission of the Wisconsin Black Historical Society/Museum is to document and preserve the historical heritage of African descent…

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December 2018

Step Out of the Cold and into the Garden: Photo Exhibition & Community Gathering

12/14/2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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KWANZAA 2018

12/26/2018
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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January 2019

18th Annual King Fest Celebration

01/21/2019 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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CULTIVATING A COMMUNITY: A Community Conversation

01/24/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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CULTIVATING A COMMUNITY: A Community Conversation with James Causey and Angela Peterson of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Andre Lee Ellis of We Got This, Kwabena and Tina Nixon and others all subjects of the phenomenal series focusing on dealing with trauma in our community. Thursday, January 24, 2019 6pm-8pm Link to the series: https://projects.jsonline.com/news/2018/12/7/james-causey-shares-thoughts-on-we-got-this-program.html    

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CULTIVATING A COMMUNITY: A Photographer’s Panel-Canceled!

01/25/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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CULTIVATING A COMMUNITY: A  Photographer's Panel Friday, January 25, 2019 We apologize for any inconvenience, Tonight's event has been canceled because of cold temperatures! 

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February 2019

History Begins with You: Genealogy Conference 2019

02/02/2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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"History Begins with You: Genealogy Conference  February 2nd 9am to 1pm The conference presents many informative workshops for both the beginner and experienced genealogist. Sessions will cover such topics as how to best use the Internet for research, how to document your family history, and genetics and genealogy. Also learn about our partnership with Ex-Fabula for our What's Your Story: Story Slam. Featuring famed genealogist Tony Burroughs Cost: $15.00 members and $20.00 non-members Breakfast and Lunch served...     Wisconsin Black Historical Society Museum 2620…

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Urban Heroes Urban Wood Art Exhibit Opening Reception

02/15/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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You're invited to the opening reception of Urban Heroes Urban Wood at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society, featuring visual artists from Fresh Perspective Art Collective! The event will be held on February 15th from 6pm-9pm. There will be food, refreshments, musical entertainment, and a plethora of art! The works completed for "URBAN HEROES, URBAN WOOD" together share the story of Milwaukee's black community through paintings and photographs displayed on wood from Milwaukee ash trees. Some of the honored subjects include…

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