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Whitefish Bay TALKS

Join us for our monthly speaker series Whitefish Bay TALKS, conversations about art, history, food, culture, people, books and more!

Check out our upcoming speakers:

Here's a list of speakers we've previously hosted:
Tuesday, September 12 at 6:30PM: Cathedrals: Clues to Identifying Biblical Figures in Cathedrals Around the World with Lorrie Wenzel

Wednesday, August 23 at 6:30PM: Annelise Ryan, author of A Death in Door County in conversation with Sharon Nagel

Wednesday, July 19 at 6:30PM: Exploring Exoplanets with the James Webb Space Telescope with Dr. Jean Creighton


Thursday, June 29 at 6:30PM: Ho-Chunk: People of the Sacred Language with Andi Cloud
Wednesday, May 24 at 6:30PM: When Milwaukee Went to War with Tom Fehring
Thursday, April 20, 6:30PM: Owning Grief: Widowed Young, How I Discovered Gifts in Loss
Thursday, March 9, 6:30PM: Ceol Cairde: Irish Music Performed Live

Tuesday, January 24, 6:30PM: The Joys of Challah with Muska Lein

Wednesday, October 26, 6:30PM: Plan Your NaNoWriMo Novel with Rochelle Melander

Tuesday, September 13, 6:30PM: If These Walls Could Talk- Stories of the Notre Dame Cathedral with Dr. Lorrie Wenzel 

Monday, August 15, 6:30PM: Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World

Monday, July 18, 6:30PM: Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth of Freedom

Monday, May 16 at 6:30PM- Linda Benjamin, author of the Girls' Guide to Aging with Grit and Gusto: A Memoir and Six Interviews

Thursday, May 19 at 6:30PM- Bay Bridge Author Talk with Dr. Sandra E. Jones, author of Voices of Milwaukee Bronzeville

Tuesday, March 3 at 6:30pm- The Great American Songbook with William Hindin

Tuesday, February 4 at 6:30pm- 1947 Milwaukee Blizzard with Matthew J. Prigge

Tuesday, January 21 at 6:30pm- A Year in the Life of the Ojibwa with Barbara Gross

Monday, December 16 at 6:30pm- Kristine Hansen, Author of Wisconsin Cheese Cookbook

November 2019- Robert Brust- A Different Path to Happiness
October 9 2019- Bill Zaferos, author of Poison Pen

September 2019- Independence Corrupted: How America's Judges Make Their Decisions with Charles Benjamin Schudson

July 2019-  Apollo 11: One Giant Leap, a Series of Firsts with Terry Lynch

June 2019- Laura Ingalls Wilder With Jessica Michna

May 2019 at 6:30pm- Garden Tips to Support Native Bees with Woody 

 March 2019 at 6:30pm- Whitefish Bay ROCKS with Jeff Pockat, Gaelic Harp
February and April 2019- Mind Games 1 The Science of Perception Deception with William Pack

 January 2019 - Mark Concannon, author of Mettle & Honor: Wisconsin Stories from the Battlefield


 December 2018- Doug Armstrong, author of Color of the Sun

 November 2018- Three Generations of Migrants with Jesus Salas
   October 2018- Victorian Funeral and Mourning Customs with Steve Person

September 2018- To Be! Shakespeare Here and Now! by Ron Scot Fry

June 2018-Human Trafficking in Wisconsin with Rachel Monaco-Wilcox

April 17 2018- Thousand-Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail
With Melanie Radzicki McManus

February 2018- Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches of 1967-68: Perspectives: With Dr. Margaret Rozga and Fred Reed
January 2018 - Steven Wallace, Obroni and the Chocolate Factory


December - Jeff Aikin, Historic Whitefish Bay : a celebration of architecture and character 

November- Ron Miscavige, Ruthless : scientology, my son David Miscavige, and me

October- Former WI Governor Martin Schreiber, My two Elaines : learning, coping, and surviving as an Alzheimer's caregiver 

September- Yollande Tchouapi Deacon, From the Mountains of Rural Cameroon (West Africa) to the busy streets of Milwaukee: A Woman's Entrepreneurial

July- Thomas Fehring, The magnificent machines of Milwaukee

June- James Longhurst, The forgotten Victory Bike in WWII

May- Karla Huston, Why Poetry Matters

April- Paul Roebber, How's it possible to forecast the weather