Become a Member

One of the simplest ways to show your love. Membership benefits include 10% off on book purchases and workshops, and the wonderful feeling of supporting your community. 

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Give to Our Annual Fund

Every year, contributions large and small are the engine behind all of our programs and events. If you have been moved by your experiences at Woodland Pattern, please consider making a tax-deductible donation in support of our mission.

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Attend or Sponsor a Fundraiser

Woodland Pattern holds two annual fundraisers—our Fall Gala and our Poetry Marathon in January, and we invite you to join us for both! Each of these special events also offers a number of sponsorship opportunities and levels. 

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Support our Capital Campaign

Having recently purchased our Locust Street home, we have now entered the second phase of our campaign—planning for a renovated Woodland Pattern. Take part in our vision for the future.

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Become a Sustaining Donor

You can make a lasting impact on independent culture in Milwaukee through an annual sustaining gift, a gift of stock or securities, or by establishing a charitable trust or bequest. Contact Executive Directors Jenny Gropp and Laura Solomon if you are interested in contributing to Woodland Pattern in one or more of these ways.

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Woodland Pattern is made possible through support from the following foundations and entities:

Academy of American Poets (with funds from the Mellon Foundation), Bader Philanthropies, Brico Fund, Forest County Potawatomi Foundation, Gardner Foundation, Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Greystone Foundation, Herzfeld Foundation, Camille A. Lonstorf Trust, Meyer & Norma Ragir Foundation, Jack & Lucille Rosenberg Fund, Christine A. Symchych & James P. McNulty Charitable Fund, Milwaukee Arts Board, Milwaukee County CAMPAC, Milwaukee City Community Development Block Grant, MPS Partnership for the Arts & Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, Wisconsin Arts Board, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, and gifts from many generous donors. THANK YOU!

We acknowledge that in Milwaukee we live and work on traditional Potawatomi, Ho-Chunk, and Menominee homelands along the southwest shores of Michigami (Big Lake), part of North America’s largest system of freshwater lakes, where the Milwaukee, Menominee, and Kinnickinnic rivers meet and the people of Wisconsin’s sovereign Anishinaabe, Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Oneida, and Mohican nations remain present.

720 E. Locust Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Phone: 414 263 5001

Hours: Tues–Fri | 11-8pm

Sat & Sun | 12–5 pm | Closed Mon

Contactless pick-up: Wed–Sat | 2-6 pm

Building Accessibility: Despite the age of our physical location, and attendant limitations to access, Woodland Pattern is committed to making its programs and facilities available for as many as possible. Please call for more information.

Events Accessibility: Woodland Pattern is in the process of obtaining captioning services for its online events and can provide ASL interpretation for live events. Please contact us with accommodation requests and questions.

© Woodland Pattern 2020