Midwestern Treasure – Pickard China and its Contemporaries
Daily Event: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
Hand painted porcelain from yesteryear through today. Presented by The Packard China Collector's Club, with assistance from Pickard Incorporated, Antioch, Illinois. From the flowery to the formal and everything in-between, over a ventury of Pickard China is represented, including works by the best-known artists, the officaial patterns of presidents and diplomats, and a sampling of pieces from Pickard's competitors. All ages are welcomed to view the exhibit from April 30th, 2012 until Spring 2013. For more information please visit our website at www.kenosha.org/museum/ or call us at 262-653-4140
Kenosha Public Museum
5500 First Avenue
Kenosha Public Museum
The Kenosha Public Museums are owned and operated by the City of Kenosha, to enrich the cultural and community life of the Kenosha area, the greater region, Museum visitors and patrons. The Kenosha Public Museums collect and conserve artifacts and specimens, develop diverse displays and exhibits and present educational programs for all ages, with the Carthage Institute of Paleontology’s on-site lab located at the Dinosaur Discovery Museum.
The Kenosha Public Museums, including The Civil War Museum and The Dinosaur Discovery Museums, offer free parking, museum tours, field trips, free museum days, free family activities, fun and educational workshops for kids and adults, and so much more! http://thingstodowithkidsin.com/
Located just 25 minutes from Milwaukee and 55 minutes from Chicago, The Kenosha Public Museums are a perfect destination for field trips for school kids of all ages. http://schoolfieldtripideas.com/ There is something for pre-school, grade school, middle school, and high school students alike. Scouts, Clubs and group gatherings of all kinds will enjoy the scenic view of the Lake Michigan shoreline, the free Kenosha Trolley Ride between museums, and of course the outstanding exhibits. The Kenosha Public Museums also offer many summer events and activities for families and students looking for a great day trip. View the extraordinary displays of Natural Science, decorative arts, and the impressive fine arts collection. World Cultures, Native Americans, Zoology, Geology, and Fossils are just some of the subjects included in their compilation of unique and intriguing exhibits. http://www.facebook.com/KPMKenosha
The Civil War Museum offers unique settings for wedding ceremonies and receptions, meetings, parties, and family, group, or club gatherings. Guests will enjoy the scenic views and comfortable surroundings of this beautiful state-of-the-art facility. The Museum’s impressive displays of technology, life-size dioramas, and interactive engaging exhibits, allow visitors to travel back in history and experience the social, political, and economic influences of the times, which directly contributed to the war. http://www.facebook.com/CWMKenosha
Step back into the Mesozoic era in the Dinosaur Discovery Museum, and experience authentic nature sounds heard in a variety of terrains and weather conditions during the Age of Dinosaurs. http://www.facebook.com/DDMKenosha The Carthage Institute of Paleontology is on site, with hands-on participation, free museum days, and activities and fieldtrips for kids.
Kenosha Public Museum, Dinosaur Discovery Museum & Civil War Museum Hours:
Open Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday noon-5pm
Closed Monday's and Most Holidays
Kenosha Public Museum & Dinosaur Discovery Museum: General Admission: FREE!!!
Civil War Museum: General Admission: Adults $7, Kenosha/Somers Adults $5, Members and Children 15 and Under Free!!!