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January 2017

CLOSED for Repairs

January 15 - March 31
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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The lighthouse will be closed to the public for restoration work from Sunday, January 15 through the third week in February with plans to reopen in April.

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April 2017

Lectures at the Lighthouse with Matt Jarosz

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Matthew Jarosz – Studies for the Lake Park Arch Bridge. Matthew Jarosz is an Associate Adjunct Professor of Architecture at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where he is the coordinator of the Certificate in Preservation Studies program. Jarosz also created and directs the Historic Preservation Institute and has a private practice called JaroszLynch Architects that specializes in historic preservation and restoration. He has been a Milwaukee Historic Preservation commissioner for 24 years. At the Door Admission: $10 | Seniors/Students with IDs: $5…

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May 2017

Lectures at the Lighthouse with Chris Winters

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Chris Winters – The Story of Wisconsin’s Flagship. The S/V Denis Sullivan. Chris Winters is a lifelong student of Great Lakes maritime history. Currently, the staff photographer at Discovery World Museum he has been for twenty-five years the official unofficial photographer of Wisconsin’s Flagship, the S/V Denis Sullivan. His award-winning book “Centennial: Steaming Through the American Century,” chronicling life aboard the century-old lake steamer St. Marys Challenger, and “The Legend Lives On,” a definitive account of the wreck of the…

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Art in the City: Plein Air MKE 2017

May 11 @ 8:00 am - May 21 @ 5:00 pm
Milwaukee Museum Mile Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States + Google Map
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Over 60 acclaimed artists will paint and compete for over $6,000 in prizes along the Milwaukee Museum Mile on the East Side. We showcased some of the best painters from around the Midwest and exposed new audiences to our museums and to all the East Side has to offer. Attend the Art in the City Soirée for the artwork judging, artist awards, AND purchase beautiful art painted by artists during the event! May 18th, 6-8:30 pm - - - -…

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Art In The City Soirée

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saint John’s On The Lake, 1840 N Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Second Annual Art in the City: Plein Air MKE outdoor painting competition is taking place May 11-21 on Milwaukee’s historic East Side. 60 artists from the midwest will paint along the Milwaukee Museum Mile and compete for $6,000 in awards. This colorful, week-long gathering of artists, art lovers, and collectors will culminate with the Art in the City Soirée, where prizes will be awarded and all paintings will be offered for sale. FREE for members of any of the MMM…

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June 2017

Lectures at the Lighthouse with Dr. Richard Boyd

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Dr. Richard Boyd – Dan Seavey. Great Lakes Pirate. Dr. Richard J. Boyd, Ph.D. in microbiology and oceanography, has 60 years of applied experience in underwater disciplines, including commercial diving and salvage, shipwreck research, nautical archeology, and life support system design. As a founding member of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI #13), he has certified hundreds of scuba divers, consulted on several History Channel productions, and published dozens of articles on diving technology and maritime history. Among his…

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Light Keeper’s Art Show & Sale

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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Admission – $10

A summer gathering of artists and collectors featuring the art of Julia Taylor and friends. Please join the North Point Lighthouse and Museum for a special evening of art and conversation. Pastiche at Hotel Metro will serve hors d’oeuvres and a complimentary signature champagne cocktail. Cash bar | Silent Auction Buy Your Tickets1 Ticket $10.00 USD2 Tickets $20.00 USD3 Tickets $30.00 USD4 Tickets $40.00 USD5 Tickets $50.00 USD Featured Artists Julia Taylor, Watercolors Growing up in a small farming community…

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July 2017

Fourth Of July

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Avenue
Milwaukee, 53211 United States
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North Point Lighthouse and Museum will be OPEN during Independence Day. Explore the Lighthouse Museum Our museum is filled with historical maritime artifacts, like the Fresnel Lens, ship compasses and traveling libraries. And let's not forget the 74ft tall tower climb*! 2017 Admission $8 for Adults $5 for adults age 65+ with ID $5 for children age 5-11 No charge for children age 4 and under * Must be at least 5 years old and at least 38 inches tall…

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Private Tour: Happy Holidays

July 5
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Private Tour: Parks Edge Pre-school

July 11
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