• 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
«
»
exhibitions
August 25 - Oct 1

Exhibition: Vicki, with an i, organized by Michelle Grabner

performances
September 21

Formations presents Steve Nelson-Raney & Binder-Mollerskov-Schlei-Westfahl

film & video
September 22

aCinema: // In Silence Arrives the Tempest // Waiting on Paradise //

exhibitions
September 23 -23

Reception: Vicki with an i, organized by Michelle Grabner

readings & workshops
September 28

Poetry Reading: Stacy Blint, Rebecca Eland & Mark Tardi

readings & workshops
September 30

100 Thousand Poets for Change MKE

readings & workshops
October 5

Poetry Reading: Feliz Lucia Molina

exhibitions
October 11

Exhibition: Jen Bervin, Tactile Lanuguage

readings & workshops
October 12

Offsite Event: Justice for All: Selected Writings of Lloyd A. Barbee

readings & workshops
October 13

Poetry Reading: Caitlin Scarano, Paula Carter & Freesia McKee

performances
October 22

Alternating Currents Live: Tom Rainey & Devin Drobka Percussion Duo

readings & workshops
October 26

Urban Echo Poets

special events
November 3

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

 

readings & workshops
November 8

Poetry Reading: Matt Cook

  • exhibitions
    Aug 25 August 25 - October 1
    11:00am, FREE
    Exhibition: Vicki, with an i, organized by Michelle Grabner

      EXHIBITION  Vicki, with an i Organized by Michelle Grabner of The Suburban & Poor Farm Press August 25 – October 1, 2017   Vicki, with…

    Read More
  • performances
    Sep 21 Thursday, September 21
    7:00pm, $6
    Formations presents Steve Nelson-Raney & Binder-Mollerskov-Schlei-Westfahl

    Set 1   Steve Nelson-Raney - solo   Steve Nelson-Raney continues his ongoing solo work, ‘Bechet’s Garden,’ for soprano saxophone and drums.   Set 2   Linda Binder…

    Read More
  • film & video
    Sep 22 Friday, September 22
    7:00pm, $5 suggested donation
    aCinema: // In Silence Arrives the Tempest // Waiting on Paradise //

    // In Silence Arrives the Tempest // Waiting on Paradise // N-Judah 5:30 (2004) Sam Green, 3 minutes 18 seconds, 16mm transferred…

    Read More
  • exhibitions
    Sep 23 September 23 - September 23
    6:00pm, FREE
    Reception: Vicki with an i, organized by Michelle Grabner

    PROGRAMMING Exhibition Reception  Saturday, September 23 - 6-9 PM featuring a panel discussion with:  Marilu Knode (Moderator) Laura Perry (writer) Sara Daleiden (artist) Lisa Sutcliff (curator) Kim Miller…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Sep 28 Thursday, September 28
    7:00pm, FREE
    Poetry Reading: Stacy Blint, Rebecca Eland & Mark Tardi

      Rebecca Eland Wenrick is the author of Within the Hour / Arrives, then Steady Pace with the Hour (Plein Air…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Sep 30 Saturday, September 30
    7:00pm, FREE
    100 Thousand Poets for Change MKE

    100 Thousand Poets for Change is global movement of poets, musicians and artists around the world who organize poetry readings, music…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Oct 5 Thursday, October 5
    8:00pm, FREE
    Poetry Reading: Feliz Lucia Molina

    Join us to celebrate Feliz Lucia Molina’s chapbook Crystal Marys (Scary Topiary, 2016). This reading is part of the Kundiman Midwest…

    Read More
  • exhibitions
    Oct 11 Wednesday, October 11
    6:00pm, FREE
    Exhibition: Jen Bervin, Tactile Language

      Jen Bervin, Tactile Language October 11-December 3, 2017 opening reception: Wednesday, October 11 | 6-9 PM | FREE   An exhibition of Jen Bervin’s…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Oct 12 Thursday, October 12
    6:30pm, FREE
    Offsite Event: Justice for All: Selected Writings of Lloyd A. Barbee

    A celebration of Justice for All: Selected Writings of Lloyd A. Barbee  edited by Daphne E. Barbee-Wooten, with a forward by Congresswoman Gwen…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Oct 13 Friday, October 13
    7:00pm, FREE
    Poetry Reading: Caitlin Scarano, Paula Carter, Annie Grizzle & Freesia McKee

    A reading to celebrate the publication of Caitlin Scarano's debut poetry collection, Do Not Bring Him Water (Write Bloody Publishing).  Caitlin…

    Read More
  • performances
    Oct 22 Sunday, October 22
    7:00pm, $8 GENERAL | $7 STUDENTS & SENIORS | $6 WPBC MEMBERS
    Alternating Currents Live: Tom Rainey & Devin Drobka Percussion Duo

    Alternating Currents Live presents this improvising duo featuring the iconic and prolific drummer Tom Rainey with Milwaukee’s Devin Drobka. The…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Oct 26 Thursday, October 26
    7:00pm, FREE
    Urban Echo Poets

      A reading by the Urban Echo Poets. The theme of the February 23rd reading is nature.    The Urban Echo Poets read,…

    Read More
  • special events
    Nov 3 Friday, November 3
    5:30pm, RECEPTION & PROGRAM: $80 INDIVIDUAL | $150 COUPLE; PROGRAM ONLY: $25 ADVANCE | $30 DOOR
    37th Anniversary Gala

    Join us on Friday, November 3rd for our 37th Annual Anniversary Gala! Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts 2419 E Kenwood…

    Read More
  • readings & workshops
    Nov 8 Wednesday, November 8
    7:00pm, FREE
    Poetry Reading: Matt Cook

      A celebration of Matt Cook's fantastic new collection Irksome Particulars (Publishing Genius, 2017)! IRKSOME PARTICULARS is a collection of terse, forceful prose poems. Matt…

    Read More