SPARK! Programs

SPARK! programs are designed for people in the early to mid-stages of memory loss to visit with their family and care partners.

woman with featherFamilies & Care Partners

SPARK! programs are offered at 1:00 p.m. on the third Sunday of each month, see the 2023 dates listed below. There is a 30-minute coffee social before each program at 12:30 p.m. for participants to become comfortable and socialize with peers before we begin. Care Partners are welcome to stay and enjoy the Museum after the program. Street parking is FREE on Sundays.

Space is limited and reservations are required three days in advance by calling 414-278-2714.

  • January 15 - Ice Ages
  • March 19 - Women in Entomology
  • April 16 - Survival of the Slowest
  • May 21 - Shadow Puppet Theatre
  • June 18 - Butterflies!
  • July 16 - Hoots and Howls
  • August 20 - Streets of Old Milwaukee

Groups from care communities

Programs for groups are currently paused. Please email Dawn Koceja for more information or call 414-278-6943.

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Registration must be received at least three days in advance of your selected program(s). To register, please call 414-278-2714. Pre-registration required.

To learn more, contact Dawn Koceja at

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