All programs are free, open to the public, and take place at the Haggerty Museum of Art, unless otherwise noted. Events are presented in English if not specified.

Spanish language translation is available upon request. Please email translation requests to Christine Fleming, Manager of Community Engagement, at least two weeks before the event.

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Upcoming events  

July 2021 


Wednesday, July 28, 6 to 9 p.m.
Haggerty Awards Dinner

Please join the Friends of the Haggerty for the 2021 Haggerty Awards Dinner at the Woman's Club of Wisconsin when the Kairos Award will be presented to Sculpture Milwaukee and the Patricia B. Apple Award will be presented to Betty Arndt. Chaired by Friends of the Haggerty Museum of Art Board Member Carrie Matteson. More information here.

August 2021

Tuesdays, August 24 and 31, 2021, 5:45 to 8 p.m.
Welcoming Week StorySlam workshop sessions (Virtual) 

Tap into your inner storyteller while exploring the artworks of María Magdalena Campos-Pons! Ex Fabula - a nonprofit that connects Milwaukee through real stories - and the Haggerty Museum of Art invite you to discover, shape and share real stories from your life inspired by the exhibition Sea and Self.     

At the first workshop, you will be guided by Ex Fabula coaches through a series of interactive activities which include: co-creation of a Brave Space, elements of a powerful story, story structure, and generating story ideas. The second workshop will include small group sharing, polishing your story, and learning about opportunities to take your storytelling to the next level by sharing on stage at the hybrid (virtual and in-person) StorySlam on Tuesday, September 14th during Welcome Week! 

September 2021

Members-only event iconWednesday, September 1, 2021, 5 to 6 p.m. 
Friends of the Haggerty V.I.P. Exhibition Preview Reception
This is an exclusive event for Friends of the Haggerty Members. Join online or renew your Membership here.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021, 6 to 7 p.m.
Lecture by Fr. Tom Lucas, S.J. in conjunction with Double Vision: Art from Jesuit University Collections More details to come! 

Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 5:45 to 7 p.m.
Welcoming Week StorySlam hosted by Ex Fabula and the Haggerty Museum of Art (Hybrid)

Welcoming Week StorySlam is an evening of true and personal stories told by community members, Marquette staff and students. For this curated Slam, the storytellers are selected in advance, and each teller works with an Ex Fabula storytelling coach to prepare true personal stories inspired by the exhibition Sea and Self.    

Join us at the Haggerty Museum of Art or online in this the hybrid StorySlam on Tuesday, September 14th during Welcome Week 

See more about the exhibition here: 

Thursday, September 23, 2021 
Friends of the Haggerty Fall Dinner
Event details and registration information to follow.

October 2021

Members-only event iconThursday, October 14, 2021, 5:30 p.m.
Friends of the Haggerty Director's Circle Dinner
This is an exclusive event for Friends of the Haggerty Members who have contributed at the Director's Circle level and above. Join online, renew, or upgrade your Membership here.

Saturday, October 16, 2021, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Community Day Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (Hybrid)
Join us for this fun, FREE, family-friendly exploration of the María Magdalena Campos-Pons exhibition Sea and Self 
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!
Create art.
eet our Community Partners.
Enjoy live performances!
Discover new ways to engage at the museum. 

Members-only event iconThursday, December 9, 2021, 6 p.m.
Friends of the Haggerty Holiday Party
This is an exclusive event for Friends of the Haggerty Members. Join online or renew your Membership here.

The Haggerty Museum of Art's exhibitions and programs are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.