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Events

Kenosha Public Museum offers many cultural and educational activities throughout the year. Here is the upcoming schedule.

Museum Munchkins

Musuem MunchkinsWednesdays; 9:30-10am

Join Museum staff and volunteers for a fun program designed to get you and your preschooler excited about science and the world around them. Each week you’ll explore a new theme with stories, songs, and activities using pieces from our collection. Free admission.

 

Here's the Museum Munchkins Schedule

4/26 – Brown Bear; 5/3 – Tiger; 5/10 – Skunk; 5/17 – Dik-dik; 5/24 – Badger; 5/31 – T-Rex @ Dinosaur Discovery Museum

Imagination Studio

Imagination StudioSaturday, May 13, 2017; 11am-2pm

Do you like to draw, paint, and sculpt? Be creative at our young artists studio. All the supplies and inspiration you’ll need to have fun and be creative will be supplied free of charge. We’ll even clean up when you are done!
May 13 – Secret Identities: Design a super hero mask to hide your identity, make an eye mask for a fancy ball, or design a theatrical mask for your next performance.

 

Spark!

Fridays, 2pm-3pm | Location: Civil War Museum

Designed for adults with early to mid-stage memory loss and their caregiver, this monthly program engages participants in lively conversations, storytelling, interactive exhibit experiences, object handling, and other multi-sensory activities. Here is more detailed information.

To register, please contact Jenn Edginton or Carolyn Wheeler at 262-653-4141 or spark@kenosha.org.

 

Train Extravaganza Weekend

Saturday, May 20, 2017; 10am-5pm
Sunday, May 21, 2017; Noon-4pm

All makes of model trains will be on display at the Kenosha Public Museum and Civil War Museum during this popular annual event.

 

 

The Mystery of Pike Creek

Pike CreekSaturday, June 3, 2017; 11am-2pm

When federal funds became available to build a harbor in Southeast Wisconsin, a fierce competition ensued between the town on the Pike River and the town on Pike Creek. Do you know which town won? Today many residents do not know about Pike Creek. It has disappeared. Where is it today and why is it still important in our lives? Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network will help you discover the answers to these questions through a presentation and fun, hands-on family activities.

80th Annual Travel Adventure Series

Fridays at 7pm. Doors open at 6:15pm | Reuther High School Auditorium, 913 57th Street, Kenosha
Adults $5. Kids 15 and under are free

During the 80th Annual Travel Adventure Series, seven professional filmmakers share their travel experiences through movies and interactive discussions. General admission for each film is $5, and kids 15 and under are free!

Here are details about the remaining movie.
April 7: East African Safari

For individual film tickets, please call the Museum at 262-653-4140. Tickets are also available at the door.