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Kenosha events are a big reason our community is a choice destination for so many. Nearly every day of the year, there is something special going on in the Kenosha Area! Our Calendar of Events is chock full of family-friendly festivals, museum exhibits, plays and concerts, and so much more!
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After a three-year break, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside welcomes the Parkside National Small Print Exhibition back to campus for its 23rd showing. More than 100 prints from locally and nationally known artists are shown April 1 through July 19 in the Fine Arts Gallery of the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities. Admission is free and copies of many of the prints can be purchased.
Main, East & Upper Galleries: Wisconsin Watercolor Society. 3-D Gallery: “The Tenth Muse” Assemblage by Sandra Willard. Area Artist Group Galleries: “Highlights” by Betty Kidera. West Wing Student Galleries: St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy, Kenosha. Admission is free.
With the 2012 releases of Lincoln and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, it might seem that there has been a recent a run on movies showcasing the 16th President of the United States. In fact, these films just continue a 100 year legacy of Abraham Lincoln as star of the big and small screen. “Lincoln in Film and Television,” a new exhibit at the Civil War Museum done in conjunction with Racine Lincoln collector and author Steven Rogsted, shows the history of Lincoln as portrayed in film and on television using a variety of artifacts, images, books and movie posters.
Curated by Jason Hedman, UW-Parkside History Department student. Large-format photographs printed from glass slides held in UW-Parkside Archives Collections. May 6: Informal Curators Talk and Reception at 4:30 p.m.
The Society of Animal Artists 52nd Annual Members Exhibition National Museum Tour. On display in the Touhey Gallery. General admission is free.
The Transparent Watercolor Society of America will once again display a variety of watercolors from artists from across the country. An opening reception will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, May 5 at the Kenosha Public Museum.
A fresh and innovative perspective on the Civil War that brings into focus three constitutional crises at the heart of this great conflict – the secession of the Southern states, slavery, and wartime civil liberties – and explores how Lincoln sought to meet these political and constitutional challenges. Free exhibit in the John M. Antaramian Gallery.
Learn about the near and distant members of our planetary family. Studied from Earth-based telescopes and dozens of robotic spacecraft, there is much that has been learned about the insides and outsides of Earth's fellow planets.