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Haggerty Museum of Art | Community Day: “J.R.R. Tolkien: The Art of the Manuscript”

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Create art | Meet our Community Partners
Test your knowledge | Engage with the museum
A fun, engaging and FREE day for all ages presented in collaboration with Milwaukee Public Library, First Stage Children’s Theater, Quizmaster Trivia, The Bindery, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s ArtsECO program. Taking inspiration from the work of J.R.R. Tolkien, partnering organizations will lead experiences including calligraphy, letterpress printing, storytelling workshops, Tolkien trivia, and more.
Event schedule:
Throughout the event:
– Sign up for a library card with Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) staff
– Try your hand at calligraphy
10 a.m. Children story time sessions with MPL
10:30 a.m. Theatre workshop sessions with First Stage
10:45 a.m. Theatre workshop sessions with First Stage
11 a.m. Children story time sessions with MPL
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Letterpress print your own bookmark with The Bindery
11:30 a.m. Theatre workshop sessions with First Stage
11:45 a.m. Theatre workshop sessions with First Stage
noon Children story time sessions with MPL
12:30 p.m. Theatre workshop sessions with First Stage
12:45 p.m. Theatre workshop sessions with First Stage
1 to 2 p.m. Quiz Master J.R.R. Tolkien Trivia (The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit)
Parking is available in the Wells Street Parking Structure (1240 West Wells Street) or in the metered spaces on Clybourn Street, located between North 11th and 15th streets. A limited number of parking passes will be available in the Museum on the day of the event, please request one when departing.
Image credit: Marquette MS. Tolkien 3/4/12/1a. ©The Tolkien Estate Limited

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Haggerty Museum of Art
1234 W. Tory Hill St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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