Know Milwaukee

  • Inside the Tripoli Shrine Center

    From the top floor Billiards Room to the basement Egyptian Room, TCD takes an intimate look at this historic venue.

  • Shops of Grand Avenue

    The first year of the Creativity Works Here program has brought on a welcome change to the Shops of Grand Avenue.

  • African World Festival

    Along with the summer celebration, African World Festival provides year-round programming and promotes civic engagement in Milwaukee's African-American community.

  • Spreenkler Creative

    Starting as a "meet-up" in 2006, Spreenkler Creative now assists college students to gain creative campaign work experience at their office in the Grand Avenue

  • Milwaukee Public Theatre

    For 37 years, Milwaukee Public Theatre has made the arts accessible to everyone through original performances, workshops, and residencies.

  • Art Milwaukee

    Art Milwaukee strengthens Milwaukee's artistic community through empowering local artists and bringing social experiences through art.

  • VETransfer

    Located in the Grand Avenue, VETransfer is the first organization of its kind where U.S. war veterans receive training to succeed as entrepreneurs.

  • COA

    The Children's Outing Association has been helping children, teens and adults gain the skills they need to get out of poverty for more than a century.

  • ArtWorks – Empowering local youth

    The nonprofit uses art to help area teens build job experience, reclaim their communities, and find their voice.

  • Outwords Books – An enclave for LGBT lit

    Over the last 18 years, Outwords Books has built a strong and loyal community, helping Milwaukee's only LGBT bookstore weather a depressed economy and the ever-changing publishing industry.

  • Creating diverse communities with Bethany Sanchez

    Through her work with the Milwaukee Fair Housing Council and a national network of nonprofits, Bethany Sanchez advocates for fair lending practices and helps empower home owners.

  • CORE/El Centro – Healing mind, body and soul

    The holistic healing center has formed a community of organizations and volunteers to serve low-income Milwaukeeans and instill a sense of camaraderie among marginalized populations.