Seniors and Students Combine Creative Forces to Celebrate Halloween
The Hallows Eve Social runs from 7-8:30 p.m., and also features a Haunted Hall and a pumpkin-decorating contest.
MILWAUKEE_Senior residents of Eastcastle Place, 2505 E. Bradford, will have a chance to design Halloween costumes with the help of their own artist-in-residence on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m.
Ian McGibbon, a student in the Peck School of the Arts at UWM, will lead the workshop as the artist in residence at Eastcastle Place, part of a UWM program that brings resident artists to work with local seniors. The Hallows Eve Social runs from 7-8:30 p.m., and also features a Haunted Hall and a pumpkin-decorating contest.
As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, UWM has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. UWM educates about 27,000 students on an operating budget of $705 million, including federal financial aid passed through to students. The Princeton Review named UWM a “2015 Best in the Midwest” university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews. An engine for innovation in southeastern Wisconsin, UWM’s economic impact is more than $1.5 billion per year in Wisconsin alone.
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