• 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 6 - Jun 27

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

readings & workshops
July 3 - Jun 30

Dhamma MKE

readings & workshops
October 22 - Jun 24

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

readings & workshops
February 2 -23

Three Windows into Writing and Revising a Poem with Kathleen A. Dale

exhibitions
February 11 - Apr 5

Tarot: The (Re)Making of a Language

performances
February 20

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
February 26

Poetry Reading: Jennifer Elise Foerster + Zoë Johnson

readings & workshops
February 26

Seeing in Invisibility: Poetry as revelation at UWM Libraries Special Collections

readings & workshops
February 27

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
February 29

Visionary Narratives: A Workshop in Drawing Inspiration with Laurence Ross.

exhibitions
February 29

Reception for Tarot: The (Re)Making of a Language

readings & workshops
March 1 -29

On the Front Lines, Behind the Lines: Writing Protest Poetry with Margaret Rozga.

film & video
March 6

aCinema Screening

readings & workshops
March 12

Creative Confluence: Research for Hybrid Writing, a conversation with Heid E. Erdrich

readings & workshops
March 12

Poetry Reading: Heid E. Erdrich

readings & workshops
March 14

Poetry & Pi(e) featuring Vida Cross + Chuck Stebelton

performances
March 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
March 20

Poetry Reading: Mark Bibbins + Elizabeth Hoover

readings & workshops
March 26

Poetry Reading: Eli Goldblatt + Charles Alexander

readings & workshops
March 28

Poetry Reading: Tara Betts + Jennifer Steele

Archived special events
Nov 3 Friday, November 3
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

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.