In an effort to bring its current exhibition, "Revealed: Milwaukee's Unseen Treasures," to folks who can't come see it for themselves, MCHS has launched a new video series called "Moment at the Museum." The first episode features Miller Brewing's Fred C. Miller.
Here are some of the most interesting objects in the new Milwaukee County Historical Society exhibition, "Revealed: Milwaukee's Unseen Treasures," which runs through April 25.
"How Dry I Am: Prohibition Milwaukee" opens Wednesday, Jan. 16 at the Milwaukee County Historical Society, 910 N. Old World 3rd St., offering an interactive exploration of what Prohibition meant in a city that beer made famous.
In Episode 2 of Brew City Conversations, John Hand talks with Milwaukee County Historical Society Curator Ben Barbera about the newest exhibit, "Back Yards to Big Leagues: Milwaukee's Sports and Recreation History," including its origination, curation, artifacts and more.
Milwaukee County Historical Society has partnered with Visit Milwaukee to create a small exhibition that offers a quick overview of Brew City history for kids, visitors to the city and others. It's on view now at the museum at 910 N. Old World 3rd St.
Milwaukee County Historical Society is taking its "Brew City" beer history show on the road, sort of, by opening a mini-museum just down the street in the former Applebee's near the main entrance of The Shops of Grand Avenue. Brew City MKE opens on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 2 p.m.
With five decades of stories to tell, Summerfest can't do it all in a single exhibition. So, there will be three. One of them - "Summerfest 50 Exhibit" - is on view at Milwaukee County Historical Society, 930 N. Old World 3rd St.
Milwaukee County Historical Society opens "Melodies and Memories: 200 Years of Milwaukee Music" this week at the museum, 910 N. Old World 3rd St. The show, which fills both levels of the building, spotlights two centuries of music and runs through April.
While Schlitz claimed to make the beer that made Milwaukee famous, it's pretty safe to bust that wide open and just say that it was just beer itself that brought Brew City to the world. Here are a dozen beautiful beer labels from Milwaukee's brewing past.
Starting Jan. 11, the Milwaukee County Historical Society, 910 N. Old World Third St., will be drenched in beer. Beer history, that is. The museum hosts "Brew City MKE: Craft, Culture, Community," a comprehensive look at brewing and beer in Milwaukee from 1840 to the present.
As the Milwaukee County Historical Society's own neighborhood is likely set to change soon with the addition of a new arena nearby, the museum - located at 910 N. Old World 3rd St. - launches a new exhibition, called "Pride in Place: Milwaukee's Architecture and Built Environment," which runs through April 10. Another show focuses on a century of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.