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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

September 26 – Muskrats; October 3 – Beavers; October 10 – Owls; October 17 – Trilobites; October 24 – Bats; October 31 – Tarantulas; November 7 – Penguins; November 14 – Iguana; November 21 – Mammoth; November 28 – Coots

Imagination Studio

Imagination StudioSecond Saturday of Every Month, 11am-2pm

Explore your creative side while you take part in hands-on investigations, perform experiments and make projects all inspired by science, technology, engineering and math.

 

 

 

October 13: Nursery Rhymes – Your favorite stories come off the pages and end up in our laboratory. Perform experiments related to some classic tales and create projects that tell ‘the rest of the story.’

November 10: Travel – How do you get from point A to point B? Learn about the ways people move from place to place, and design and test your own modes of transportation.

 

Dia de los Muertos

Saturday, October 27, 2018; 1pm-4pm

Visit the Museum to celebrate family and friends as we prepare for Day of the Dead! Learn about making an ofrenda (altar) from Bradford High School Spanish students. Create paper flowers to put on the ofrenda in honor of loved ones. Enjoy performances by the Ballet Folklorico Nacional. Then explore the Museum as you expand your vocabulary with a bilingual scavenger hunt.

 

Spark! at the Civil War Museum

Spark! is a monthly program for individuals in early to mid-stages of memory loss and their caregivers. Participants are engaged in lively conversations, storytelling, interactive exhibit experiences, object handling, and other multi-sensory activities. Space is limited, so reservations are required. 262-653-4423 or spark@kenosha.org.

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Spark! Dates and Topics

 

October 19: Early Wisconsin By the time of the Civil War, Wisconsin had only been a state for thirteen years. Learn about what life was like in this area before the War.

November 16: Sketch Artist Using our gallery for inspiration, participants will learn the basics of sketching, a technique used by reporters and artists out at the battles.

Travel Adventure Series

Thursdays at 7 pm
September 27, October 11, November 8, March 14, April 4, May 9

Held at Kenosha Public Museum.

This 6-film series features 90-minute travel films accompanied by live interactive presentations by professional filmmakers.

Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and the films start at 7 pm. The cost for each film is $5 for adults over the age of 15. A season pass may be purchased for $25 ($20 for seniors and Friends of the Museums members). Individual tickets may be purchased at the Museum in advance or at the door. Season passes may be purchased here.

Films included in the 2018-2019 season.