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February 2019

The Lands We Share Exhibit and Community Dinner

02/11/2019 - 03/01/2019
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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The Lands We Share initiative includes a traveling exhibition and public dialogue tour that focuses on the intersection of farming, land, ethnic culture and history in Wisconsin. The exhibit will feature the stories, histories, artifacts, images and sounds of six culturally and regionally distinct farms and farm sites and invites visitors to share their own stories, insights and questions. Each stop on the tour will include a three-week run at a community-based venue near one of the six sites and…

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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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March 2019

Tell your Family History Story

03/02/2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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Every family has a story! Ex Fabula and Wisconsin Black Historical Society invite you to explore your Family History at a storytelling workshop on March 2nd from 10am-noon at WBHSM, 2620 W Center St. Free but space is limited. Ex Fabula storytelling coach Rochelle Fritsch will guide you through a series of interactive activities to discover, structure and share your own Family History stories. Working in small groups, you’ll learn effective storytelling skills, connect with other community members, and let…

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April 2019

Tell Your Family History Story Slam!!

04/13/2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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Every family has a Family History story! Ex Fabula and Wisconsin Black Historical Society and Museum are pleased to present this program of true, personal stories from community members. This noncompetitive curated StorySlam will take place at WBHSM located in Milwaukee’s Amani neighborhood; doors open at 5pm, event goes to 7pm. The community members telling stories onstage were selected in advance; they are currently working with Ex Fabula storytelling coaches to prepare new stories on the theme of Family History.…

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May 2019

The Corridor: Lecture Series….The Role of Art in Economic Development

05/05/2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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The Role of Art in Economic Development Facilitated by Fidel Verdin Co-Executive Director True Skool Co-Sponsored with Ko-Thi Dance Company, Celebrating its 50th Anniversary! A discussion facilitated by Fidel Verdin, Co-Executive Director of TRUE Skool. Panelists include: Ferne Caulker, Founder of Ko-Thi; Julia Taylor, Greater Milwaukee Committee President, George Tzougros, Wisconsin Arts Board Executive Director, Ben Barbera, Milwaukee County Historical Society, Elmer Moore, Executive Director of Scale Up Milwaukee, and Cheryl Blue, Executive Director, 30th Street Industrial Corridor Corp  

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August 2019
Free

Harry Kemp Day: A day to recognize local photojournalist

08/22/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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Free

Hip Hop Goes to the Polls: Featuring Brad “Scarface” Jordan Sponsored by Hip Hop Week MKE

08/24/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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Showing of Chocolate Milk:The Documentary Sponsored by African American Breastfeeding Network

08/29/2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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September 2019

Closed for LABOR DAY!

09/02/2019
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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Closed for LABOR DAY!

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Fond Du Lac And North Area Community Meeting

09/17/2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
WI Black Historical Society, 2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206 United States
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