• Address 720 East Locust Street | Milwaukee, WI 53212
  • Phone 414.263.5001
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm | Sat-Sun 12-5pm | Closed Mon
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm, Closed Mon
Event Calendar
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exhibitions
October 6 -28

Exhibition - Ugly Duckling Presse: 25th Anniversary Celebration

performances
October 18

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
October 20

Poetry Reading: Soham Patel and Lauren Russell 

readings & workshops
October 25

Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets + Open Mic

readings & workshops
October 28

Poetry Reading: Kathleen A. Dale, Louisa Loveridge Gallas, Judith Harway, and Bill Murtaugh

special events
November 17

We Exist to Prove the Living Artist: 38th Anniversary Gala

readings & workshops
November 30

Poetry Reading: Anna Vitale and Daniel Owen

film & video
December 14

Film Screening: Riverwest Film & Video by Emir Cakaroz

Archived special events
Sep 9 September 9 - September 11
7:00pm, Give What You Can

 

Join Woodland Pattern at the Henry W. Maier Festival Park as we celebrate 30 years of the Indian Summer Festival. As always, the Woodland Pattern tent will feature hundreds of titles straight from the shelves of our bookstore, including sections for Native American history, languages, and children's books, to name just a few. 

 

Additionally, we're excited to expand our literary programming.

 

SCHEDULE


Friday, September 9th: Education Day
(9:00AM-2:00PM)

9:45 & 11:00 AM
Anishinaabemowin Language Activities with Margaret Noodin, Janis Fairbanks, and Patti Gardner

12:15 & 1:30 PM
Play Presentation Featuring Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kim Blaeser

Friday, September 9th: General Admission (4:00PM-12:00AM)

8:00 PM
Poetry Reading featuring Bryan Bearheart, Margaret Noodin, and Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kim Blaeser

Saturday, September 10th 
(12:00PM-12:00AM)

3:00 PM
Play Reading in Anishinaabemowin and English

6:00 PM
Poetry Recitations featuring Native Poetry featuring Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kim Blaeser

Sunday, September 11
(11:00 AM-8:00 PM)

3:00PM
Poetry Reading with Kenzie Allen and Franklin Cline

 

See the full Indian Summer Festival here

 

 

TICKETS


Adults $15 | Elders (60 and over) $12 
Children 12 and under FREE

There's no additional charge for Woodland Pattern events.