Chippewa Valley Museum presents Series 2 of Collecting the Valley. Spend an evening with a presenter from our curatorial department as they take you on a journey through time with photographs and objects from our collections. In this series you'll get a look at Wedding apparel, life in the 1970s, and fishing lures.

DRESSING FOR THE WEDDING

February 16th, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Online - Zoom | Location: Wisconsin

With 65 wedding dresses and 7 wedding suits in the museum’s collection, it’s clear that special care has been taken to save special clothing. Director Carrie Ronnander will weave social and fashion history together as she explores special clothing worn by men and women over the last 170 years. This is the first of three programs in the museum’s second Collecting the Valley series.

Register



COLLECTING THE VALLEY: DAILY LIFE 50 YEARS AGO

March 16th, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Online - Zoom | Location: Wisconsin

In our second of three presentations of Collecting the Valley Series 2 Curator of Collections Diana Peterson will use photos and objects from our collection to reflect on how life was different and how it was the same fifty years ago.

Register


COLLECTING THE VALLEY: THE LURE OF FISHING

April 20th, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Online - Zoom | Location: Wisconsin

In the last of three presentations of Collecting the Valley Series 2 Curator of Collections Diana Peterson will take inspiriation from objetcs in our collection to guide you through different types of fishing lures, the collectibility of lures, and how to make your own bait.

Register