• 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 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
Nov 3 Friday, November 3
7:00pm, $6 members | $7 students/seniors | $8 general

Join us on Friday, November 3rd for our 37th Annual Anniversary Gala!

 

Woodland Pattern’s 2017 Anniversary Gala will honor and celebrate the retirement of our Co-Founding Executive Director, Anne Kingsbury, who, with Karl Gartung, cultivated a strong and vibrant poetry community in Milwaukee’s Riverwest Neighborhood for 37 years. 

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts
2419 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211

 

TICKETS


Tickets for both the reception and program are available at the door. 

Reception & Program: $80 Individual | $150 Couple

Program Only: $25 Advance | $30 Door

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Sponsors receive "reception and tickets", reserved program seating, recognition in all promotional materials, including the event program.

 

Sponsorship Options
Level 1 $250.00 USDLevel 2 $500.00 USDLevel 3 $1,000.00 USD

 

SCHEDULE  


5:30 pm Reception

Cash bar, catered hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, mingling with Gala Honorees, David Wilk and Tom Montag; featured poet TBA; and numerous notable Milwaukeeans.  

7 pm Program
Presentation of awards to Gala Honorees, David Wilk and Tom Montag; readings by Wilk & Montag along with current and former Milwaukee Poets Laureate Susan Firer, Jim Chapson, John Koethe & Roberto Harrison, and former Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kimberly Blaeser.