NEW! Purchase general admission tickets online!

Museum Hours: Open Daily 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

NEW! Purchase general admission tickets online!

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Awaken memories through art with SPARK!

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

To register for this popular program, call (608) 256-6445, ext. 156, at least 24 hours in advance.

Between July 2015 and June 2016, SPARK! provided 26 cultural programs to 287 adults with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of memory loss.

2017 program dates

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About SPARK!

Fifteen museums serving Wisconsin and Minnesota residents are extending their cultural and historical collections to create meaningful experiences for older adults with dementia and their caregivers. The SPARK! Alliance connects the museums with local partners in healthy aging to bring the model to museums, senior centers and programming organizations throughout the Midwest. SPARK! provides an opportunity for those with dementia and their caregivers to enjoy arts and artifacts in a comfortable setting, guided by trained docents and volunteers.


SPARK! is sponsored by:
LOGO WPS Health Solutions

Additional support is provided by the Madison Arts Commission, with additional funds from the Wisconsin Arts Board.

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