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Workshop: Spring Acrylic Painting Beginner and Beyond II

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

Saturdays, June 8 – June 29  |  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 […]

Coffee and the Civil War

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

Monday, June 10  |  6:00pm – 7:30pm  |  Presenters: Doug Dammann and Steve Acker  |  $20 ($25 non-members)  |  Register Here No single item of food or drink meant as much to Civil War soldiers as coffee. They talked about it, wrote about it, and dreamed about it. Based on first hand Civil War accounts, this […]

SPARK! Civil War Printing and Engraving

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

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. 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 […]

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SPARK! Civil War Printing and Engraving

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

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 […]

Workshop: Leaf Printed Tea Towel

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

Saturday, June 29  |  10:30am – 12:30pm  |  Instructor: Tiffany Knopow  |  $40 ($50 non-members)  |  Register Here Make your mark on some tea towels with this creative printing process.  Learn some tips and tricks for printing leaves on paper and on two tea dyed tea towels. These towels make great hostess gifts or lovely gifts for yourself!  […]

“There Will Never Be Any Such Gathering of Men Again” The 1913 Soldiers Reunion at Gettysburg

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

Saturday, June 29  |  1:00pm – 2:00pm  |  Speaker: John L. Hopkins It was front-page news throughout the country—the largest gathering of Union and Confederate veterans ever held. “ will be talked about and written about as long as the American people boast of the dauntless courage of Gettysburg,” declared a woman who accompanied her […]

Second Friday Lecture Series: Buffalo Soldiers: The Invisible Soldiers Who Fought For a Dream

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

Friday, July 12  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm  |  Speaker: Darrell Greene, LTC(R) Learn the history, sacrifices, and incredible achievements of the Buffalo Soldiers and African Americans who have served in our armed forces. In 1770, Crispus Attucks, an African American man, was the first American to die in the fight for the independence of the […]

Second Friday Lecture Series: A New Look: Gainesville and Brawner Farm

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

Friday, August 9  |  12:00pm – 1:00pm  |  Speaker: Lance Herdegen The Iron Brigade’s opening battle came August 28, 1862 on the John Brawner farm near Gainesville, Virginia. The story has been told before, but never from a fog of war view with one author writing of the Union side and another from the Confederate. […]

Illinois Holds the Key: The Vicksburg Campaign

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

Tuesdays, August 13 and 20  |  6:00pm – 8:00pm  |  Presenter: Mr. Robert Girardi  |  $24 ($30 for non-members)  |  Register Here President Abraham Lincoln remarked, “Vicksburg is the key! The war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket.”  He recognized that control of the Mississippi River was a […]

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