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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.
 


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SPARK! Tie Dyed Scarves

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

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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.

This week’s 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

spark

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.

This week’s 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!

  • Groove to house music spun by DJ Yorel and DJ Phil Money. Dance instruction 6:30-7:30; dance party 7:30-9:45 p.m.
  • Paint glow–in-the-dark murals in the black-lit Art Studio
  • Screen print your own glow-in-the-dark t-shirt (BYO shirt) or poster with Lesley Numbers
  • Marvel at a special performance by the multitalented P-Funk Allstar Kim Manning
  • Enjoy a phosphorescent cocktail
  • Make LED cards and fashion accessories
  • Put on a shadow puppet show
  • Make colossal drawings on a retro overhead projector
  • 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

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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.

This week’s 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

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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.

This week’s 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

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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.

This week’s 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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SPARK! Terrariums

Saturday, August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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.

This week’s 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.


SPARK! off site

Friday, September 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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.

This week’s theme: TBD

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! Stained Glass Fall Images

Saturday, September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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.

This week’s theme: Stained Glass Fall Images

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! Stained Glass Fall Images

Friday, September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

spark

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.

This week’s theme: Stained Glass Fall Images

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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