Give now to support the Access for Everyone Spring Fund Drive!

Museum Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Give now to support the Access for Everyone Spring Fund Drive!

Visit the Museum 608.256.6445 Find Us
Museum Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Grown-up Activities at MCM

Adult-Events-Madison-Childrens-Museum

While visiting the museum as a family is always fun, we also offer many programs and activities created just for grown-ups!

Adult Swim

Adult Swim honors the public pool tradition of kicking the kids out so adults can have the space to themselves.

SPARK!

Awaken memories through art with SPARK! Madison Children’s Museum hosts free 90-minute programs that work to tap into the memories of adults living with Alzheimer’s and dementia while bringing family together.
 


alt

SPARK! Chinese Brush Painting

Friday, March 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Awaken memories through art with SPARK!
spark

Madison Children’s Museum hosts monthly 90-minute programs that work to tap into the pasts of adults living with Alzheimer’s and dementia while bringing family together.

Theme – Chinese Brush Painting

Register

To register for this popular program, use the online registration form linked above, or call 608.256.6445, ext. 156, at least 24 hours in advance.


alt

Adult Swim: Sustainability Sideshow 2017

Friday, April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Hey, Mooch!

Join us for a unique twist on Adult Swim! Our fifth annual green-themed carnival highlights the lighter side of sustainability through carnival games, upcycled fashion and art, carnival-inspired local food, live music, and more.

The Sustainability Sideshow is a joint fundraiser for Sustain Dane and Madison Children’s Museum. $12.75 advance/$15 day of event.

No zamps for punks – strictly 21 & up.

Eats: Sample edible insects, artisanal cotton candy, and our epicurean popcorn bar (included with admission). Pizza and additional snacks available for purchase.

Booze: Beer, wine, and signature cocktail available for purchase.

Tunes: Sortin’ the Mail, sustainable bluegrass, with a special mini set as Compost, upcycling the music of Garbage

Skill Joints: Confession booth with penance plinko, climate change MadLibs, salad-eating contest, trashion-making and trashion fashion show, jar of worms, bottlecap recycle toss, compostable horseshoe toss, sustain-a-note contest, white elephant arcade prizes, and more!

Ballyhoo: “The Lorax: An Effective Agent of Change?”, a moderated discussion by our death defying panel of acro-demics.

Ticket Details Price
General Admission  Includes access to museum exhibits, live music, games, arts & crafts, and a little bit of friendly competition. $12.75 advance; $15 day-of
FrankenMuppets Workshop Upcycle stuffed animals, dolls, and trolls, into a hybrid companion in our mad-science muppet lab. $10 add-on

Register Online!

 Thanks to our event sponsors!

Midway Level:

NessAlla-Booch

Carousel Level:

Artisan Dental
Wegner CPAs

Media Partner:
Isthmus Logo


alt

SPARK! Pasta Salad

Friday, April 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Awaken memories through art with SPARK!

Madison Children’s Museum hosts monthly 90-minute programs that work to tap into the pasts of adults living with Alzheimer’s and dementia while bringing family together.

Theme – Pasta Salad

Register

To register for this popular program, use the online registration form linked above, or call 608.256.6445, ext. 156, at least 24 hours in advance.


alt

SPARK! Timeslips Storytelling

Saturday, April 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Awaken memories through art with SPARK!
spark

Madison Children’s Museum hosts monthly 90-minute programs that work to tap into the pasts of adults living with Alzheimer’s and dementia while bringing family together.

Theme – Timeslips Storytelling

Register

To register for this popular program, use the online registration form linked above, or call 608.256.6445, ext. 156, at least 24 hours in advance.


alt

SPARK! Timeslips Storytelling

Friday, April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Awaken memories through art with SPARK!
spark

Madison Children’s Museum hosts monthly 90-minute programs that work to tap into the pasts of adults living with Alzheimer’s and dementia while bringing family together.

Theme – Timeslips Storytelling

Register

To register for this popular program, use the online registration form linked above, or call 608.256.6445, ext. 156, at least 24 hours in advance.


alt

SPARK! Terrariums

Friday, May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Awaken memories through art with SPARK!
spark

Madison Children’s Museum hosts monthly 90-minute programs that work to tap into the pasts of adults living with Alzheimer’s and dementia while bringing family together.

Theme – Terrariums

Register

To register for this popular program, use the online registration form linked above, or call 608.256.6445, ext. 156, at least 24 hours in advance.


alt

SPARK! Tie Dyed Scarves

Friday, May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Awaken memories through art with SPARK!
spark

Madison Children’s Museum hosts monthly 90-minute programs that work to tap into the pasts of adults living with Alzheimer’s and dementia while bringing family together.

Theme – Tie Dyed Silk Scarves

Register

To register for this popular program, use the online registration form linked above, or call 608.256.6445, ext. 156, at least 24 hours in advance.


alt

SPARK! Tie Dyed Scarves

Saturday, May 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Awaken memories through art with SPARK!

Madison Children’s Museum hosts monthly 90-minute programs that work to tap into the pasts of adults living with Alzheimer’s and dementia while bringing family together.

Theme – Tie Dyed Silk Scarves

Register

To register for this popular program, use the online registration form linked above, or call 608.256.6445, ext. 156, at least 24 hours in advance.

Image result for spark alliance logo

alt

SPARK! Floral Arranging

Friday, June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Awaken memories through art with SPARK!

Madison Children’s Museum hosts monthly 90-minute programs that work to tap into the pasts of adults living with Alzheimer’s and dementia while bringing family together.

Theme – Floral Arranging

Register

To register for this popular program, use the online registration form linked above, or call 608.256.6445, ext. 156, at least 24 hours in advance.

Image result for spark alliance logo

alt

SPARK! Floral Arranging

Saturday, June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Awaken memories through art with SPARK!

Madison Children’s Museum hosts monthly 90-minute programs that work to tap into the pasts of adults living with Alzheimer’s and dementia while bringing family together.

Theme – Floral Arranging

Register

To register for this popular program, use the online registration form linked above, or call 608.256.6445, ext. 156, at least 24 hours in advance.

Image result for spark alliance logo

© 2017 Madison Children's Museum | Privacy Policy