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Black History Month

Throughout the month of February, we will highlight Black cultural and historical figures through our makerspace activities and a special exhibit experience. Black History Month programs and experiences are free with regular admission.

Betty’s Beat Special Exhibit

We are excited to debut a special exhibit experience celebrating Black artists and inventors! Come explore our vinyl selection, play an instrument, and learn about people who have greatly influenced the music we hear today!

Tot Time

Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m.
Our February Tot Time program will be all about mosaics! Alma Thomas was the first woman to earn an art degree from Howard University and the first black woman to present a solo show at the Whitney Museum in New York. Come create with us as we remember and celebrate her work.

Be A Maker: Aaron Douglas

Aaron Douglas is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential visual artists of the Harlem Renaissance. We will learn about Aaron as a painter and muralist by creating projected murals inspired by his unique style. Visit our Be A Maker space page for program times.

A Special Performance by Charles Love

February 17, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Charles Love is a local musician and music teacher for Milwaukee Public Schools. Join us for a special performance and learn about the rich history of jazz music.



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