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Milwaukee Irish Fest Center [edit]
1532 Wauwatosa Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 476-3378
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The Irish Fest Center provides a year-round facility dedicated to Irish-related activities, including concerts, workshops, rehearsals and Gaelic language lessons.

In addition, the center also houses the John J. Ward Irish Music Archives, a collection of sound recordings and other music-related items related to Irish and Irish-American music.
Upcoming events

Aug. 10, 2015 - Aug. 14, 2015
Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School

The Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School program will again welcome students and teachers for a week of hands-on learning, August 10-14, 2015. Showcasing Irish traditions, the program will feature some of the top artists and scholars in Irish music, history and culture.

Come learn to play the Irish fiddle, flute, tin whistle, guitar, Bodhran, harp, Celtic music styles, and more from master musicians. Try your hand at basket weaving, leather tooling, or knitting. Or take a discussion class and learn about Irish history, Irish language, and culture!

The Celtic Kids Camp will offer programming specifically tailored for children ages 7-12. Or take advantage of different workshops by participating in the Family Sampler or the Adult Sampler programs. Our Celtic arts classes offer hands-on learning for everyone!

For more information, including instructor bios, class descriptions, updates, and to register, visit the summer school’s new website at


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