It’s Monday in Milwaukee, and here are some things we think you should know about. If you would like your event to be considered for this column, please email email@example.com and put “5 things” in the subject line by noon Thursday.
“Presence & Persistence: Visions of American Blackness” is on view at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, or MIAD, now through March 12. “Great Ideas of Humanity: Posters for Thought” is also on view at MIAD, now through March 5. Both galleries feature work from Milwaukee-born artists. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 273 E. Erie St. Admission is free. More information, including background on the artists, gallery tours and in-person programming can be found here.
2. Multiple job fairs: Tuesday, Jan. 25 and Thursday, Jan. 27
Looking for a job? There are multiple hiring events (in-person and virtual) happening this week. Details below:
Learn about warehouse positions with Amazon that start at $15 per hour at a virtual spotlight organized by Maximus. The spotlight runs from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for registration information.
Talk to recruiters in the health care industry about available jobs in the field. The virtual hiring fair starts at 11 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25. More information can be found here.
There’s also an in-person job fair hosted by Employ Milwaukee. Stop by from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 2342 N. 27th St.
Learn about warehouse jobs at Outpost Natural Foods at this virtual employer spotlight organized by Maximus. The spotlight runs from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27. Email email@example.com for registration information.
3. How should we address the opioid epidemic? A virtual listening session: Wednesday, Jan. 26
The opioid epidemic has claimed many lives in recent years, but what solutions are out there? The Wisconsin Department of Health Services recently received money in a settlement with opioid manufacturers and wants to know your solutions for solving this crisis. Join the virtual listening session from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 26. Interpretations in Spanish, Hmong and American Sign Language are available by request. Register to attend here. More information here.
4. Harambee Community Association quarterly meeting: Wednesday, Jan. 26
Harambee residents are welcome to join this virtual meeting to discuss neighborhood news and share concerns. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 26.
5. “Carlos Barberena: I Have Been A Stranger In My Own Land”: Thursday, Jan. 27
Enjoy churros, coffee and a tour of “Carlos Barberena: I Have Been a Stranger in My Own Land,” the newest exhibit at Latino Arts Inc. The tour runs from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27 at 1028 S. 9th St. Tickets here.