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In celebration of its 65th Anniversary, Milwaukee PBS will open a very special exhibit in MATC’s Create Gallery at the Downtown campus on June 5. 

The exhibit, Milwaukee PBS at 65: Looking Back & Moving Forward, is a chance to remember how Milwaukee PBS has evolved over its 65-year history and to celebrate the future. Attendees will have the chance to look at historic memorabilia as well as watch some clips of its incredible production accomplishments including The Great Circus Parade, The Making of Milwaukee, and The Great TV Auction. 

It also celebrates how Milwaukee PBS continues to serve the community with thought-provoking local programs like 10thirtysix™, Adelante, Black Nouveau, The Arts Page, My Wisconsin Backyard, and Rhythm Cafe MKE, all currently in production.

The exhibit is free to anyone in the community who is interested in visiting. It is located at MATC’s Create Gallery, at the downtown campus M building, room M175. Exhibit hours are 10 am to 4 pm M-F.

Milwaukee PBS began broadcasting on October 28, 1957, becoming the nation’s 28th educational television station on WMVS-TV. The station was licensed to Milwaukee Area Technical College which had established a hands-on Television Production Course in 1952. In 1963, MATC obtained a license for a second station, WMVT-TV, Channel 36. 

Throughout the years the station experienced technological advances, including being the first station in the area to broadcast a digital signal in 2000.
Today, Milwaukee PBS offers its two over-the-air channels in high definition, WORLD, PBS KIDS, CREATE, and a weather/traffic channel.

Milwaukee PBS at 65: Looking Back & Moving Forward runs from June 5 through September 1. 

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