Milwaukee County War Memorial


VetFest Coming to WMC on Aug. 9th!

WMC is excited to announce that “VetFest” will take place on Aug. 25, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Free Movie: “The Hello Girls” Set for May 3rd

Join us on May 3, 2018 for “The Hello Girls” by Wisconsin filmmaker James Theres, which tells the story of the women of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, who transferred more than 26 million calls for the U.S. Army during WWI.

Unique Trauma Presentation Set for May 10, 2018

On May 10, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Brian Sales, co-founder and chief executive officer of Green Veterans, will deliver a presentation entitled Trauma Resolution Through Gardening and Urban Agriculture in Memorial Hall.

A Piece of My Heart Play Performances
Coming to WMC April 20-29

On the heels of its well received preview on April 12th, Cooperative Performance has scheduled full performances of the award-winning play A Piece of My Heart from April 20-29, 2018 at The War Memorial Center.

Women at War Series:
FREE MOVIE! Watch LIONESS on March 22nd!

On March 22, 2018, the War Memorial Center will host a screening of the award-winning 2008 documentary Lioness, which follows five women soldiers who served a year in Iraq. The 82-minute film will start at 6:30 p.m. and female combat veterans will speak after the film.

EVENT: Meet The Exploring Milwaukee Photographers

Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 from 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. to meet the photographers whose work is featured in the Exploring the Milwaukee Community through Photography exhibit on display now through Feb. 23, 2018 in Freedom Gallery, War Memorial Center, Lower Level.

VIDEO: Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name Presentation

The WMC expresses its thanks to newspaper publisher Andrew Johnson, UWM journalism lecturer Jessica McBride, and former UWM journalism student Dylan Deprey for their informative presentation on Feb 1, 2018 on the Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name project.

Visit Veterans Photography Exhibit in February

Visit the Milwaukee County War Memorial from Feb. 3-22, 2017 to explore the Milwaukee community through the photography of veterans from the the Milwaukee VA Medical Center’s homeless treatment program.

Event: Wisconsin Remembers – A Face for Every Name

Join us on Feb. 1, 2017 from 12-1 p.m. for a discussion on the Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name project.

New Exhibit! Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name

The War Memorial Center will host the exhibit Wisconsin Remembers: A Face for Every Name Jan. 8 through Feb. 2. The exhibit will be located on the 2nd floor of the War Memorial Center in Veterans Gallery and will be free and open to the public during normal business hours and on the weekends.

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