Members always see it first.Member Preview Celebration
Thursday, October 4, 5–8 p.m. | Lecture, 6:15 p.m.
Come and celebrate the opening of Martín Ramírez. Special guest speaker Brooke Davis Anderson, exhibition curator and director of the American Folk Art Museum’s Contemporary Center, will provide an insightful lecture on the exhibition. Doors to Lubar open at 5:30 p.m.; seating is first come, first served. Light appetizers, family activities and a child-friendly menu, and a cash bar round out the evening. Music provided by the United Community Center Youth Mariachis and Trio Alma Latina, led by J. Alberto Cardenas. $20/Free for Members.
Member-Only Preview Days
Thursday, October 4, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Friday, October 5, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Be among the first to see the exhibition before it opens to the public. Free for Members.
Member-Only Exhibition Talk
Friday, October 5, 1:30 p.m.
Join exhibition curator Brooke Davis Anderson for insider insight and background on Martín Ramírez. Free for Members.
Baker/Rowland Galleries | Free with exhibition admission
Lubar Auditorium | Free with general admission unless otherwise noted
October 18, 2007, 6.15 p.m.
Free with general admission
How was Martín Ramírez's immigrant experience similar or different to that of today's immigrants? Join Dr. Enrique Figueroa, director of the Roberto Hernandez Center and assistant to the provost for Latino affairs at UW-Milwaukee, for a panel discussion surrounding immigration issues framed by both current events and the story of Martín Ramírez. Exhibition galleries are open after the program until 8 p.m. Copresented with the Roberto Hernandez Center
Conversation with the Curator: Martín Ramírez
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center, Brookfield
Monday, October 29, 5:30 p.m.
Visit our neighbor to the west for this conversation with independent curator Margaret Andera on Martín Ramírez. Free. Reservations at 262-781-9520.
Symposium: Inside the World of Martín Ramírez
Saturday, November 3, 10:30 a.m.–12: 30 p.m.
Attend this insightful discussion between three Ramírez experts: the curator, his biographer, and an art therapist.
Walking Tour of Walker’s Point
Saturdays, November 10, December 8, and January 12, 10:30 a.m.
Join other book-club enthusiasts in the Bradley Rooms for lively, moderated discussion on engaging reading related to Martín Ramírez. The salon on November 10 will discuss The Colorful Apocalypse: Journeys in Outsider Art by Greg Bottoms. Pick up your copy today at the Museum Store. Check back here for an updated reading list. Each salon is free with general admission; please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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