• Address 720 East Locust Street | Milwaukee, WI 53212
  • Phone 414.263.5001
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm | Sat-Sun 12-5pm | Closed Mon
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm, Closed Mon
Event Calendar
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exhibitions
September 12 - Oct 3

Exhibition: Diana Barrie and Pamela Barrie

readings & workshops
September 21

Book Release: Alix Anne Shaw and Toby Altman

readings & workshops
September 26

Poetry Reading: Peter Gizzi

readings & workshops
October 3

Poetry Reading: Joshua Beckman

readings & workshops
October 6

Ugly Duckling Presse: 25th Anniversary Celebration

exhibitions
October 6 - Sep 28

Exhibition - Ugly Duckling Presse: 25th Anniversary Celebration

performances
October 7

Alternating Currents Live: Tandem Trio

readings & workshops
October 7

Writing in the Fold: A Bookmaking & Writing Workshop with Matvei Yankelevich

readings & workshops
October 10

Community Reading: An Evening with the Wednesday Writers

readings & workshops
October 11

Poetry Reading: Tom Pickard and Mike Hauser

readings & workshops
October 12

Alms for the Bored Book Release + Cheap Wine Potluck

readings & workshops
October 14

Poetry Reading: Ken Taylor and J. Peter Moore

performances
October 18

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
October 20

Poetry Reading: Soham Patel and Lauren Russell 

readings & workshops
October 25

Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
October 28

Poetry Reading: Kathleen A. Dale, Louisa Loveridge Gallas, Judith Harway, and Bill Murtaugh

readings & workshops
November 30

Poetry Reading: Anna Vitale and Daniel Owen

film & video
December 14

Film Screening: Riverwest Film & Video by Emir Cakaroz

Archived special events
Nov 3 Friday, November 3
5:30pm, RECEPTION & PROGRAM: $80 INDIVIDUAL | $150 COUPLE; PROGRAM ONLY: $25 ADVANCE | $30 DOOR

Join us on Friday, November 3rd for our 37th Annual Anniversary Gala!

 

Woodland Pattern’s 2017 Anniversary Gala will honor and celebrate the retirement of our Co-Founding Executive Director, Anne Kingsbury, who, with Karl Gartung, cultivated a strong and vibrant poetry community in Milwaukee’s Riverwest Neighborhood for 37 years. 

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts
2419 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211

 

TICKETS


Tickets for both the reception and program are available at the door. 

Reception & Program: $80 Individual | $150 Couple

Program Only: $25 Advance | $30 Door

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Sponsors receive "reception and tickets", reserved program seating, recognition in all promotional materials, including the event program.

 

Sponsorship Options
Level 1 $250.00 USDLevel 2 $500.00 USDLevel 3 $1,000.00 USD

 

SCHEDULE  


5:30 pm Reception

Cash bar, catered hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, mingling with Gala Honorees, David Wilk and Tom Montag; featured poet TBA; and numerous notable Milwaukeeans.  

7 pm Program
Presentation of awards to Gala Honorees, David Wilk and Tom Montag; readings by Wilk & Montag along with current and former Milwaukee Poets Laureate Susan Firer, Jim Chapson, John Koethe & Roberto Harrison, and former Wisconsin Poet Laureate Kimberly Blaeser.