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Streets of Paris

July 16, 10:00 am5:00 pm

In-person

Experience the joie de vivre of Paris and French-speaking cultures from across the globe during this free Streets of Paris lineup.

Film Screening: “Myth of a Colorblind France” | 10 AM–5 PM Explore the lives and careers of renowned African Americans who emigrated to France, and investigate how racism has affected people of color living in the country from the early 19th century to today.

Beer Garden on Baumgartner Terrace | 11 AM–3 PM Treat yourself to beer and bites on the beautiful lakefront. Grab a pint of Raspberry Chéret, the exhibition-inspired double radler specially bottled and brewed by Stevens Point Brewery.

 

Discover the exhibition that inspired Streets of Paris by checking out these offerings included with Museum admission.

Adventure through “Always New” | 10 AM–5 PM Embark on a journey through the galleries with the audio guide and Family Guide for Always New: The Posters of Jules Chèret. Bring your headphones and mobile device to hear the inside scoop from the curator and collectors and to learn French words together.

Drop-in Tours: “Always New: The Posters of Jules Chéret” | 11 AM and 2 PM Be transported to 19th-century Paris on a guided tour of the vibrant advertisements that once transformed the streets of Paris into what critics called a “museum in open air.”

 

Fill your weekend with French culture by meeting us at Bastille Days! Make Chéret-inspired art under the Kohl’s Art Studio tents from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and dance along to the music of Kreyòl Roots at noon.

 

Supporting Sponsors:
PNC Bank logo

Stevens Point Brewery logo

 

Film Screening Presented in Collaboration with:

 

Location: 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202 + Google Map