The Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books will continue its longstanding tradition, but virtually and in a more limited way this year.
A report from the Helen Bader Institute for Nonprofit Management at UWM found that 40% of arts nonprofits in Wisconsin have been forced to provide programs or services at a “severely reduced” capacity.
ArtsECO – which stands for Arts Education/Community Ecosystem – supports teaching through the arts, placing a particular focus on social justice and the concept of developing teachers as changemakers.
The season must go on despite the pandemic. The Peck School of the Arts is opening its fall 2020 season Sept. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. with a virtual performance that features a collaborative program of dance, film and an original composition.
UWM alumna Mia Phifer is helping the museum navigate the challenges of operating a museum amid a pandemic and the national conversation about racial justice in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.
Plenty of cities have an encyclopedia-style history online, but few have a resource like Milwaukee now does. Curated by UWM’s History Department, the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee tells the city’s story through an expanding catalog of narrative histories written and edited by experts.
UWM professor Elana Levine takes a close look at daytime soap operas in her new book, and she found that the influential genre reveals quite a lot about American women and social identities.
Chris Cantwell and his UWM history students are building the COVID-19 MKE archive, an online repository that is documenting history as it’s happening, collecting submission from metro Milwaukee giving glimpses of life in quarantine.
It can be difficult to talk with children about race and racism, but it’s vital to do so, says Erin Winkler, associate professor of Africology and urban studies at UWM.
The list features 50 film programs, honoring the schools including UWM for their continuing dedication to prepare and inspire students in spite of disruptions caused by the coronavirus crisis.