Results tagged with 'Milwaukee Public Museum'

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414, let's have one more: 10 ways to celebrate Milwaukee Day

Published April 13, 2018

It's the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas (though considering the cold temperatures and chance of snow, you could've had us fooled) - Milwaukee Day! And here's how to celebrate Cream City in style.

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100 things for kids to do in Milwaukee

Published Feb. 25, 2018

This list features fun stuff in and around Milwaukee for kids of all ages. From smelling the roses at Boerner Botanical Gardens to visiting Old World Wisconsin, this list is chock full of suggestions to keep your little ones entertained all year long.

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MPM's Maya exhibition draws on new scholarship to reveal hidden worlds

Published Feb. 12, 2018

Milwaukee Public Museum just opened its latest traveling exhibition this week and it covers some familiar ground. "Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed" is the largest exhibition about the ancient Maya ever to be displayed in the United States. You can see it here until May.

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Old Smoky introduced generations of kids to railroading

Published Nov. 17, 2017

You don't have to be THAT old to remember the days when Old Smoky used to serve Bay View. The neutered steam locomotive didn't go actually anywhere, but folks loved it just the same ... at least for a little while.

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New MPM exhibit looks at the complicated history of weaponry

Published Oct. 6, 2017

Via nearly 200 objects - most from the museums own collections - Milwaukee Public Museum's new exhibition, "Weapons: Beyond the Blade," explores the history, meanings and innovation of weapons across human history. The show runs through Jan. 1, 2018.

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Cleopatra comes to Milwaukee

My Tuesdays and Thursdays are typically spent at the Milwaukee Public Museum, doing the Exhibits Intern thing. As I've mentioned before, this sometimes means cleaning life-sized models of dinosaurs. Most commonly, it involves me at a desk, headphones in, plowing through some project that needs ...

25 Years Already?

Friday November 14th, 2008 - Milwaukee, WI/Lake Villa, ILAs close as I can figure it exactly twenty-five years ago today I stepped on a stage to try my hand at standup comedy for the very first time. I was a twenty year old punk without a clue as to what life was about or what the future would br...


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