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Partnership for the Arts & Humanities Showcase
Partnership for the Arts & Humanities Showcase

Tue, May 16



Partnership for the Arts & Humanities Showcase

You are invited to celebrate the work of our dedicated young people and community partners at the Partnership for the Arts & Humanities Showcase at the historic Turner Hall in downtown Milwaukee on Tuesday, May 16! Event entry is free, and all are welcome to attend, including students, families,

Time & Location

May 16, 2023, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Milwaukee, 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203, USA

About the Event

The Partnership for the Arts & Humanities has supported various projects and programs throughout the Milwaukee area since 2006. This year’s Showcase will feature the outstanding work of organizations funded by the program in 2022-23 including the Kids from Wisconsin's Realize Your Dream Program. Attendees can meet over 30 partner organizations, view on-stage performances and films, peruse student work, and participate in hands-on activities and demonstrations.

General Event Information

  • Where: Turner Hall (1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave.)
  • When: Tuesday, May 16
  • Time: 4-7 p.m.
  • Cost: Free
  • Food: Several local food truck vendors will be on site. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be available.
  • Parking: Street parking available.

All young people in attendance will be entered into a drawing for a prize package, including tickets to upcoming Marcus Performing Arts Center shows, a youth theater workshop led by First Stage, and a visual art kit containing professional art-making materials. The first 50 attendees will also receive an additional raffle ticket. Raffle items include tickets to a Milwaukee Ballet performance, a Milwaukee Film membership, tickets to an Ex Fabula StorySlam, and more.

Milwaukee Recreation will also honor an Outstanding Young Creative and a Teaching Artist of the Year in its inaugural awards ceremony at the Showcase.

Milwaukee Recreation operates the Partnership for the Arts & Humanities, which is an allocation of $1.83 million approved annually by the Milwaukee Board of School Directors to support afterschool, weekend, and summer arts and humanities-related opportunities for children, youth, and families. Funds are released to community-based organizations partnering with schools and/or youth-serving agencies.

See art, make art, and celebrate art at the 2022-23 Partnership for the Arts & Humanities Showcase!

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