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Grown-up Activities at MCM

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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.
 


Early Childhood Provider Training: Loose Parts

Wednesday, April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This is a tiered training and will be given for Registry credit.

More information and a registration link will be coming soon!

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SPARK! Timeslips Storytelling

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

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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.


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Adult Swim Deep Dive: Dreamscapes

Thursday, May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Adult Swim honors the public pool tradition of kicking the kids out so adults can have the space to themselves. Adult Swim Deep Dives are intensive, small-group workshops, featuring one-on-one guidance from MCM artists, and inspiration from area experts. Dive into the deep end!

Workshop Schedule:
6:30 p.m. Guest Speaker: Rev. Selena Fox. Join dream-interpretation expert Selena Fox as she delves into the meaning of your dreams! She earned a M.S. in counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and does counseling, readings, and life coaching with clients all over the world.
7 p.m. Create a unique painting inspired by your own dreams, daydreams, or even nightmares with instruction and guidance from Selena and MCM staff Laurie Rossbach and Jennika Bastian.

Ages: 21 & up.

Price: $40 per person – includes one drink ticket, guest lecture, instructor-led activity, and all project materials

Craft beer, wine, and a craft cocktail will be available for purchase from The Roman Candle Pizzeria.

Register online!

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SPARK! Terrariums

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

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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.


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SPARK! Tie Dyed Scarves

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

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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.


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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.

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Adult Swim: Glow Motion

Friday, June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrate the return of long summer nights with an incandescent dance party!

  • Paint with glow–in-the-dark paints in the black-lit Art Studio
  • Enjoy a phosphorescent cocktail
  • Learn new moves and dance the night away
  • Make LED cards and fashion accessories
  • Put on a shadow puppet show
  • Experience a rooftop hoop jam
  • Savor one of the best sunset views in the city

Ages 21 & up.

Artisanal pizza, appetizers, craft beer, wine, and a craft cocktail will be available for purchase from The Roman Candle Pizzeria.

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

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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.

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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.

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SPARK! Meditative Rock Gardens

Saturday, July 22 @ 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 – Meditative Rock Gardens

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.

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