• 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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special events
April 21

Join us for the 13th annual RIVERWEST FOLLIES variety show

performances
April 22

ACL presents Renee Baker Quartet, Visual Dark Scratch Suite

exhibitions
April 22

Woman: Frailty Thy Name, works by Renee Baker

readings & workshops
April 25

Reading: Toni Jensen

readings & workshops
April 26

Four Milwaukee Poets: Alix Anne Shaw with Annie Grizzle, Sam Pekarske & Bethany Price

readings & workshops
April 28

Wisconsin Reads: Reading with Louise Erdrich (video streamed to Woodland Pattern)

readings & workshops
May 2

Poetry Reading: Rena Priest and Denise Low

readings & workshops
May 2

Craft Talk with Denise Low at UWM

readings & workshops
May 10

Birds in Poetry at Urban Ecology Center

performances
May 13

Alternating Currents Live presents: The Transatlantic Bridge #11

readings & workshops
May 16

Kundiman Midwest Chapbook Series Noel Pabillo Mariano

performances
May 17

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
May 24

Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets

performances
June 3

ACL presents: Tom Hamilton & City of Vorticity

Archived special events
Sep 9 September 9 - September 11
7:00pm, $6 members | $7 students/seniors | $8 general

 

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.