The Milwaukee Art Museum will host the “Streets of Paris” event July 14-17

MILWAUKEE – A “Streets of Paris” event will take over the Milwaukee Art Museum July 14-17.

Customers can experience an overview of France and French-speaking countries around the world, such as Mali, Senegal and Haiti. The event is inspired by the flagship exhibition Always New: The Posters of Jules Chéret. The event is also in partnership with the Bastille Days of Milwaukee.

On Thursday July 14 there will be a free screening of the documentary film Myth of a color-blind France and round table at 6 p.m.

Admission to the museum will be free on Friday, July 15 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. According to the museum, there will be a series of programs including: engraving with Anchor Press Paper & Print, storytelling by Dr. Jacqueline Robinson-Hunsicker, moko jumbie by Allenton Riley, dance by the Ton Ko-Thi Youth Performing Ensemble and the live music by guitarist Bill Paul and the band Kreyòl Roots.

A beer garden will also open on Friday evening and run through Sunday. The museum says it will feature Raspberry Chéret, a raspberry double radler, inspired by Always New: The Posters of Jules Chéret

Friday through Sunday will also be a hands-on art-making event with Kohl’s Art Studio at the museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will also be Bastille Day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

To see the full lineups for each day, click here..

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