Acclaimed author Jerry Apps will discuss and share stories from his new book, The Civilian Conservation Corps in Wisconsin: Nature’s Army at Work. There will be time for audience questions and books will be available for sale and signing.
Learn about Robert Gard, an early champion of community arts programs, at this discussion featuring his daughter, arts advocate Maryo Gard Ewell, in conversation with theatre producer Sarah Marty. Come view a community art project at 1pm and stay for the discussion and a music performance at 2pm. Free! For more information about Robert Gard […]
Presenter David Rambow, the current Site Manager of the Wisconsin Historical Society Site H.H. Bennett Studio, is a widely known “19th Century period” photographer. Dave is often seen at events throughout Wisconsin and the upper Midwest, reenacting the life of the itinerant wet plate photographer. Dave will discuss and demonstrate the excruciatingly difficult wet plate […]
Everyone has fun at a Fox and Branch show. That has been the duo’s guiding principle for the past two decades, especially since performing for children and parents became their main focus. Dave Fox and Will Branch strive to create a communal atmosphere of fun and high spirits wherever they play. A Fox and Branch […]
From May 16 through May 18, the Yatra Gallery in one of the old Milwaukee Road train cars at Madison’s converted train station at 646 West Washington Avenue, will host the art exhibit, “Home is Where the Racism Is.” The show features photos, interviews, historical documents and personal narratives from a wide variety of African-American, […]
Over the eons, Wisconsin has been the site of continental collisions, volcanic eruptions, mountain ranges, ancient seas, and crushing glaciers. Geologic events and processes of the distant past have shaped today’s varied landscapes in the state, influenced the evolution of ecosystems, and played a role in the development of human economies and cultures. By hiking […]