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Ellen Censky

Ellen Censky, president and chief executive officer of the Milwaukee Public Museum.

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MPM Butterfly Wing Re-opens Thursday, August 19
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MPM Butterfly Wing Re-opens Thursday, August 19

MPM welcomes the community back into the Puelicher Butterfly Wing and debuts new interactive elements

Cultural Institutions and Businesses in Milwaukee’s Hospitality and Performing Arts Industries Urge Milwaukee-area Residents to Get Vaccinated
MPM Issues Call to Action in Honor of Nelson Mandela
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MPM Issues Call to Action in Honor of Nelson Mandela

MPM challenges the community to take the “My Mandela Pledge,” spend 67 minutes in service

Milwaukee Public Museum Project Receives State Grant

Milwaukee Public Museum Project Receives State Grant

$150,000 grant supports site clearing, environmental investigation.

City Of Milwaukee Receives $150,000 State Grant To Support Milwaukee Public Museum Plans
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City Of Milwaukee Receives $150,000 State Grant To Support Milwaukee Public Museum Plans

WEDC investment to help fund site investigation for redevelopment.

MPM Builds Momentum With New Vice Presidents
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MPM Builds Momentum With New Vice Presidents

Rebecca Ehlers, Dr. Jennifer Zaspel join leadership team.

MKE County: State Funding Vital to Milwaukee Public Museum Accreditation
MKE County

State Funding Vital to Milwaukee Public Museum Accreditation

$40 million in state funding will help museum meet goals laid out by accreditation commission

Joint Committee on Finance Supports Funding of New Museum in Capital Budget
MPM and The Yabuki Family Foundation Partner to Help Families
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MPM and The Yabuki Family Foundation Partner to Help Families

$100,000 in matching funds and the donation of 4,000 Museum memberships for Milwaukee families kicks off Thursday’s Giving Day at MPM

The Milwaukee Public Museum and America’s Black Holocaust Museum Invite You to Take a Journey Through the Life of Nelson Mandela at the U.S. Debut of Mandela: The Official Exhibition
Plats and Parcels: The Milwaukee Public Museum’s Big Week
Plats and Parcels

The Milwaukee Public Museum’s Big Week

Plus: A recap of a busy week for Milwaukee real estate news.

Milwaukee Public Museum Applauds Governor Evers’ Proposed Funding of New Museum in Capital Budget
Milwaukee Museums Reopening to the Public in March
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Milwaukee Museums Reopening to the Public in March

Discovery World, the Harley-Davidson Museum, the Milwaukee Art Museum, and the Milwaukee Public Museum will reopen in March with robust health and safety protocols in place.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Public Museum Selects Architects, Contractors for New Home
Eyes on Milwaukee

Public Museum Selects Architects, Contractors for New Home

Five firms will guide design and development for new home for MPM and Betty Brinn Children's Museum.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Public Museum Announces New Location Near Fiserv Forum
Eyes on Milwaukee

Public Museum Announces New Location Near Fiserv Forum

Museum aims to buy three parcels at northeast corner of N. 6th St. and W. McKinley Ave.

Milwaukee Public Museum Announces Site for Future Home
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Milwaukee Public Museum Announces Site for Future Home

MPM to join the growing Deer District area in downtown Milwaukee

Eyes on Milwaukee: Public Museum, Betty Brinn to Share New Facility
Eyes on Milwaukee

Public Museum, Betty Brinn to Share New Facility

Not a merger but housing natural history and children's museums in one brand new facility.

Milwaukee Public Museum to Reopen to the Public on August 21
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Milwaukee Public Museum to Reopen to the Public on August 21

Museum members and donors to receive early access

Northwestern Mutual Makes $1M Grant to Milwaukee Public Museum
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Northwestern Mutual Makes $1M Grant to Milwaukee Public Museum

Funds to support current, future museum

Milwaukee Public Museum Adds Chief Planning Officer
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Milwaukee Public Museum Adds Chief Planning Officer

Katie Sanders to Advance Museum’s Strategic Effort to Build Wisconsin’s 21st Century Natural History Museum

MPM to Give Free Admission to Tribal Members and Schools During November 2019
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MPM to Give Free Admission to Tribal Members and Schools During November 2019

During this time, MPM will also present special programming celebrating Native American traditions and cultures with tribal members from throughout the state.

Milwaukee Public Museum Curator Awarded $4.3 Million Grant
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Milwaukee Public Museum Curator Awarded $4.3 Million Grant

Funds will support MPM’s involvement in a national effort to digitize entomology specimens, helping to predict dispersion of parasites over time and spvdsdfds

Plats and Parcels: Boutique Hotel Proposal Revived
Plats and Parcels

Boutique Hotel Proposal Revived

Plus: Walker's Point building changes hand, Riverwest warehouse gets new life

Public Museum Narrows New Location Search

Public Museum Narrows New Location Search

4 sites all in Downtown. Marcus Center’s campus under consideration.

Milwaukee Public Museum Announces New President & CEO
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Milwaukee Public Museum Announces New President & CEO

Dr. Ellen J. Censky chosen to lead Wisconsin’s natural history museum into its groundbreaking next chapter

Milwaukee Public Museum Report Demonstrates Statewide Education, Science and Research Impact
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Milwaukee Public Museum Report Demonstrates Statewide Education, Science and Research Impact

The inaugural report includes a recap of the museum’s 2018 educational, accessibility and science and research endeavors.

Task Force Says Dump the Domes

Task Force Says Dump the Domes

Report commissioned by Milwaukee Public Museum and Mitchell Park Domes recommends demolition.

Supervisor Dimitrijevic Proposes Mitchell Park for Site of New Milwaukee Public Museum
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Supervisor Dimitrijevic Proposes Mitchell Park for Site of New Milwaukee Public Museum

"The positive possibilities of this proposed relationship are endless."

STEM in Style: A Celebration of Women in STEM
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STEM in Style: A Celebration of Women in STEM

MASA to hold a benefit runway show this week celebrating women in science at the Milwaukee Athletic Club

STEM in Style: A Celebration of Women in STEM
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STEM in Style: A Celebration of Women in STEM

MASA to hold a benefit runway show celebrating women in science at Hot Water Wherehouse

Community leaders in Milwaukee County show increasing momentum for Gwen Connolly for Circuit Court Judge
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Community leaders in Milwaukee County show increasing momentum for Gwen Connolly for Circuit Court Judge

Connolly has previously announced the endorsement of a majority of Mayors and Village Presidents in Milwaukee County, as well as hundreds of judges and attorneys, including many leaders working to serve the poor.