The Miners Ball was one of Platteville’s most anticipated annual social events from 1938 to 2006. (Learn more.) The Friends of the Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums brought the tradition back to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus on January 19, 2019, as a fundraiser for the Museums. Find an album of photos from the event on Facebook.
A BIG thanks to our $500 sponsors:
Taco John's - Platteville Platteville Regional Chamber
Thank you to all who contributed to the silent auction. Click to view Auction items.
Lastly, thank you to all who attended the 2019 Miners Ball — effectively reviving a cherished Platteville tradition dating back to the 1930s, and expanding this dancing event beyond just engineering students to include the entire regional community. The event marked a new milestone in partnership between the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums. Click to read remarks from the Museum Director.