MLK Day Programming

This Martin Luther King Day, our Educators will be out on the floors with special activities for our visitors!


Watson Family Cart

watson familySully and Susanna Watson took their family from the oppressive conditions of ante-bellum Virginia in 1834 and, after several years in Ohio, arrived in Milwaukee in 1850.

Snow Day!

Join MPM on Snow Day and learn how cultures around the world live, work, play, and celebrate during the winter months!

Participate in various winter activities throughout the Museum with our Educators, such as craft-making and the Language of Snow.

3rd Annual Live Twitter Reenactment

Join the Milwaukee Public Museum and history graduate student volunteers for the 3rd Annual Live Re-enactment via Twitter!

This year, we’ll be “tackling” the Green Bay Packers 1939 championship win over the New York Giants, played at State Fair Park. The characters will include lightly fictionalized fans, local workers, press, players, and family members.

Follow along on Friday, December 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Twitter at #MKE39.