Kenosha Public Museum Saturday Hours: 10am - 5pmCivil War Museum Saturday Hours: 10am - 5pmDinosaur Discovery Museum Saturday Hours: 12pm - 5pm


SPARK! programs are designed for people in the early-to-mid stages of memory loss to visit with their family and care partners.

This monthly program engages participants in lively conversations, storytelling, object handling, and other multi-sensory activities that relate. Space is limited so reservations are appreciated. For more information or to register, please call 262-653-4432 or send an email to [email protected]

Upcoming Programs

SPARK! programs are offered from 2pm to 3:30 p.m. on the third Friday of each month, see the 2023 dates and topics listed below. Fight for a Gettysburg Farm

Exploring Family History

Friday, May 17  |  2:00pm – 3:30pm 

The Civil War Museum has many family stories within the gallery. Explore these family histories, then share and create your own family tree. 

Civil War Printing and Engraving

Friday, June 21  |  2:00pm – 3:30pm

The Civil War Museum has many family stories within the gallery. Explore these family histories, then share and create your own family tree.

There will be no SPARK! sessions in July and August

Dinosaur Fossils

Friday, September 20  |   2:00pm – 3:30pm

At this meeting of SPARK!, Dinosaur Discovery Museum Educator Nick Wiersum will show the group a collection of fossils and answer the age-old question, “What is a Dinosaur?”  SPARK! participants will also have the opportunity to handle and clean dinosaur fossils at the event.

G.I. Joe: America’s First Action Figure

Friday, October 18  |   2:00pm – 3:30pm

Our SPARK! participants will tour the new exhibit at the Civil War Museum called G.I. Joe: America’s First Action Figure.

Tour Rooted Visions

Friday, November 15  |  2:00pm – 3:30pm

SPARK! members will tour the new Kenosha Public Museum gallery Rooted Visions, an exhibition featuring the work of twenty-five Southern Black artists who used found objects and ordinary materials to create art that tells visionary stories. Members will have the opportunity to create their own art using non-traditional materials after the tour.

Victorian Ornaments

Friday, December 20  |  2:00pm – 3:30pm

SPARK! Members will create Holiday ornaments based on the traditions of 19th-century America.

All programs are free, but pre-registration is required. Email [email protected] or call 262-653-4432 to register. 

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