Conversation with the Curator:
Lisa Hostetler on Foto

Sharon Lynne Wilson Center, Brookfield
Monday, March 10, 5:30–6:30 p.m. | Free; reservations at 262-781-9520

Nazi "Chic"? Fashioning Women
in the Third Reich

Thursday, March 13, 6:15 p.m.
Take an in-depth look with Dr. Irene Guenther at the Berlin fashion industry during the Weimar years, and the Nazi efforts to form both gender and a “modern fascist fashion.” Book signing to follow.

Symposium—Picturing the Modern: Photography, Film, and Society in Central Europe, 1918–1945
Thursday–Friday, April 3–4
Revisit a time of unparalleled development in new media and critical thinking that in many ways parallels our own. Co-sponsored with the Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
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Symposium Schedule


Book Salons
Saturdays, February 9 and March 8, 10:30 a.m.
Free with general admission
Join us in the Bradley Rooms for lively moderated discussion on literature from the interwar era.

StoryCorps—Listening Is an Act of Love
Thursday, February 14, 6:15 p.m.
Hear Milwaukeeans tell about life in central Europe before they immigrated to the states in accounts recorded for posterity. Join facilitators of the national StoryCorps project and share in the stories that celebrate our history and humanity as families and a nation.

TARGET Family Sundays: Foto Fun for Families
Sunday, April 6, 12–4 p.m.
Free with general admission
Picture the day: family and friends combing the Museum on a scavenger hunt, experimenting with photography techniques, making personalized photo collages and photograms, and enjoying countless other photo-inspired, fun-filled activities.

Modernity and Tradition: Film in Interwar Central Europe
In addition to four films displayed in the exhibition galleries, Foto is accompanied by an external film program organized by Sonja Simonyi, Department of Film Programs at the National Gallery of Art, Washington. View the complete schedule or download the Film Series Brochure.


Express Talks
Thursdays, February 14–April 24, 12 and 5:30 p.m.

Get a 30-minute “snapshot” of works in the exhibition with an on-site expert.

Gallery Talks:
Tuesday, February 12, 2008 | 1:30 pm
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 | 1:30 pm
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 | 1:30 pm

Join Lisa Hostetler, associate curator of photographs and Foto coordinating curator, for an in-depth, 45-minute tour of the exhibition followed by Q&A and discussion.

Study Center Talks:
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 | 1:30pm
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 | 1:30 pm
Tuesday, April 8, 2008 | 1:30 pm

Join Lisa Hostetler, associate curator of photographs and Foto coordinating curator and Mary Weaver Chapin, assistant curator of prints and drawings, for an "Out of the Vault" talk in the Herzfeld Study Center.

Herbert Bayer
Lonely Metropolitan, 1932.
(gelatin silver print with gouache and airbrush).
Courtesy of The Buhl Collection.


Education Gallery - History of Photography
April - Winter, 2008
Pieper Gallery; hands-on activities related to photography for families

Foto Learning Lounge:
Baumgartner Galleria; videos and photo journals.

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