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The history, the people and the stories of the Upper Midwest


SPARK! is a monthly program for individuals living with early-to-mid stage memory loss, their care partners, and family members. Participants are engaged in lively conversations, exhibit exploration, object handling, and other multi-sensory activities, and encouraged to make new friends, socialize and learn interesting stories.

SPARK! is held from 2pm-3:30pm on the third Friday of every month at the Civil War Museum.


May 17, 2019; Civil War Medicine

Find out how germs were passed around, how surgery happened and explore the herbal remedies the Civil War soldiers used.

Space for this free program is limited, so registration is required. To register, contact Jenn at 262-653-4423 or


To learn more about SPARK! programming and other partner museums, visit Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin.

The free SPARK! program is made possible by the Helen Daniels Bader Fund, a Bader Philanthropy.


6th Annual SPARK! Conference on Creative Engagement

Thursday, October 3, 2019; 8am-5pm | Friday, October 4; 8am-1pm | Civil War Museum