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Milwaukee Public Museum Offers Free Admission to Tribal Members, Schools in November

In honor of Native American Heritage Month in November, the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is sponsoring FREE admission to the Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) for Tribal Members and Tribal schools.

“We’re incredibly excited to offer this opportunity to Wisconsin Tribal Members this fall,” said Dr. Ellen Censky, President and CEO of the MPM. “The Museum has worked closely with Tribes across the nation throughout its history, and cares for one of the most important Native American collections in the country. Through this invitation, we honor these relationships and welcome Tribal Members from around the state to enjoy all the Museum has to offer.”

During this time, MPM will also present special programming celebrating Native American traditions and cultures with Tribal Members from throughout the state, including:

  • Native American Heritage Day November 16th with programming from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, including an Ancestral Women performance November 16th at 1:00 pm.
  • Grandmother’s Dress lecture featuring Siobahn Marks, Communications & Marketing Director at the Indian Community School, on November 19th at 11:30 am.

To receive free admission, Tribal Members can show their valid Wisconsin Tribal IDs at the admission windows.

Educators from the Indian Community School of Milwaukee, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe School, Menominee Tribal School, Oneida Nation School, College of Menominee Nation and Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College should call 414-278-2714 to make field trip reservations.

Admission includes one Planetarium program, MPM’s permanent exhibits and entrance to the Ancestral Women and Spiders Alive! special exhibitions.