European Village Alive!

The Milwaukee Public Museum "comes to life"!

european village christmas treeLearn about centuries-old European holiday traditions from costumed docents.

Dates and Times

Friday, December 7, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 8, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Friday, December 7

Curator Table 
"Before the Village: Highlights from the European Archaeology Collection" -  Dawn Scher Thomae, Curator of Anthropology Collections

See some of the Museum's archaeological items from countries represented in the European Village. These artifacts from hundreds to thousands of years ago helped to shape the national and cultural identities of the immigrants and refugees who later came to settle in Milwaukee.   

Saturday, December 8

Cultural Crafts
Create your own traditional European holiday crafts with cultural organizations from around Milwaukee! Check back for details.

Alive! events are open to the public, and also make a great school Field Trip. Call 414-278-2714 for field trip information or to make a school reservation.