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Event Series SPARK! Program

SPARK! It’s Cold Out There

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Friday, January 19  |  2:00pm – 3:30pm At this SPARK! session, our group will explore the items that Civil War soldiers used to survive the cold weather. 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 […]

Workshop: Winter Acrylic Beginners and Beyond I

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Saturdays, January 20 – February 10  |  10:30am – 12:30pm  |  Instructor: Kathy Laybourn  |  $76 ($95 non-members)  |  Register Here Be enchanted with texture and color in acrylic paint! Students will learn how to construct a painting by determining basic composition, blocking in the underlying dark, middle, and light values, and layering color. Students will […]

Morning Tai Chi on the Mezzanine

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Mondays, January 22 – February 26 | 9:00am – 10:00am |  Instructor: Sharry Flaherty  |  $52 ($65 non-members)  |  Register Here Enjoy the sunshine over the lake as you practice the gentle movements of Tai Chi from the warmth of the museum’s mezzanine. Tai Chi is a slow moving mind and body exercise, patterned after movements […]

Workshop: Winter Watercolor

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Mondays, January 22 – February 26  |  10:30am – 1:30pm  |  Instructor: Barbara Farrell  |  $100 ($125 non-members)  |  Register Here Designed for painters of all skill levels. Each of the four sessions will begin with a demonstration showcasing a technique of the day. Students are instructed on color mixing, application and removal, brush strokes, and […]

Workshop: Forever Floral Arrangement Under Glass

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Wednesday, January 24  |  6:00pm – 8:00pm  |  Instructor: Tiffany Knopow  |  $40 ($50 non-members)  |  Register Here Learn how to make a dried floral arrangement and then display it in this lovely glass container. The class includes all supplies for the project, but if you have a special dried flower or item you wish to […]

Civil War Museum’s Media Club: Shipwrecked: A True Civil War Story of Mutinies, Jailbreaks, Blockade Running and the Slave Trade by Jonathan White

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Tuesday, January 30  |  6:30pm  |  Presenter: Doug Dammann  |  $8 ($10 non-members)  |  Register Here We will meet at the Civil War Museum Historian Jonathan W. White tells the riveting story of Appleton Oaksmith, a swashbuckling sea captain whose life intersected with some of the most important moments, movements, and individuals of the mid-19th century, […]

The Gettysburg Address: The Speech That Inspired a World

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Sunday, February 4  |  1:00pm  |  Speaker: Dr. Carla Knorowski  |  Free The Gettysburg Address is one of the greatest, if not the greatest speeches ever delivered by an American president. Abraham Lincoln delivered his address to a weary, battle-worn nation at the National Cemetery at Gettysburg. The address set our nation on the course […]

Workshop: American Artillery

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Tuesday, February 6  |  6:30pm  |  Presenter: Mr. Dick Zimmermann  |  $16 ($20 non-member)  |  Register Here Dick Zimmerman’s workshop will give participants an introduction to the history of American artillery usage from colonial times through the Civil War with an emphasis on 1861-1865. The various types of guns employed, including foreign models, different types of […]

Fused Glass Workshop: Square Dish

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Thursday, February 8  |  6:00pm – 8:30pm  |  Instructor: Jayne Herring  |  $52 ($65 non-members)  |  Register Here Choose from a variety of styles to make two decorative square dishes. All supplies are included in the workshop price. 

Second Friday Lecture Series: Grant and the Verdict of History

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Friday, February 9  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm  |  Speaker: Frank P. Varney Speaker will be live-streamed at the Civil War Museum Ulysses S. Grant has long been viewed as one of the finest generals in American history, the man who won the Civil War. To a point that is true; but he did not win […]

Stained Glass Workshop: SunCatcher

Kenosha Public Museum 5500 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Saturday, February 10  |  10:00am – 2:00pm  |  Instructor: Melanie Hovey  |  $52 ($65 non members)  |  Register Here This hands-on class introduces students to the copper-foil method (Tiffany style) stained glass craft by completing a small project. You will design a small sun-catcher, select and cut the glass, grind each piece, foil them, and then […]

Event Series SPARK!

SPARK! A Global Army

Civil War Museum 5400 1st Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Friday, February 16  |  2:00pm – 3:30pm  |  Soldiers in the Union Army came from all over the world and had very diverse backgrounds. At this SPARK! session our group will learn about some of these soldiers and hear their stories. A half hour Tai Chi session will follow the discussion. This monthly program engages […]

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