• 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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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 readings & workshops
Jun 13 Tuesday, June 13
7:00pm, $6 members | $7 students/seniors | $8 general

Poetry in the Park is entering its third year and remains dedicated to bringing quality poetry for free to Juneau Park. This season features established poets from Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, alongside up-and-coming local poets.

 

We will meet around the Solomon Juneau statue overlooking Lake Michigan. Please join us with your blankets, chairs, beverages, snacks, pets, and pals! Rain or shine. (Stay tuned for weather and location updates.)

 

June’s event will feature DASHA KELLY, an alumna of HBO's Def Poetry Jam who has been thrice selected to travel to Botswana as an Arts Envoy for the U.S. Embassy. Kelly was named Artist of the Year in 2016 by the Milwaukee Arts Board, and her novel Almost Crimson received critical accolades from the Rumpus, Buzzfeed, and Kirkus.

 

Kelly will be reading alongside University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee PhD candidates C. MCALLISTER WILLIAMS (author of Neon Augury and WILLIAM SHATNER) and SOHAM PATEL (author of Riva: A Chapter and New Weather Drafts) and ANGELA C. TRUDELL VASQUEZ (editor for Art Night Books).