Madison Children’s Museum will be closed Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.

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

Madison Children’s Museum will be closed Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.

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

MCM Special Events

Something is happening every day at Madison Children’s Museum!

We also have special events throughout the year. We look forward to seeing you there!

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High Tech Happy Hour

May 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Madison Children’s Museum and Zendesk are proud to host May’s High Tech Happy Hour.
Join us for an evening of socializing, networking and play on the Capitol Square.

About High Tech Happy Hour: High Tech Happy Hour is the premiere networking event in Madison. Since 2001, it’s been our goal to bring people in the community together, to make connections, and share ideas. Come and network with your local business professionals and have the opportunity to meet new people. On the last Thursday of each month, at a different venue around Madison.

High Tech Happy Hour is hosted by Supranet and Yahara Software

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Free Family Night

June 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
Every 4 weeks on Wednesday until July 1, 2015

Enjoy free admission from 5-8 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month through the museums’s Access for Everyone program.

Please join us for the opening reception of our new exhibit, Liberia at Play.

Free Family Night is made possible by donations from our generous sponsors:

Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation
Madison Community Foundation
Richard Goldberg & Lisa Munro
American Family Insurance
Lau & Bea Christensen
Dan & Patti Rashke TASC Family Foundation
Culver’s VIP Foundation
CUNA Mutual Foundation
Dean & St. Mary’s
Macy’s
Habush Habush & Rottier
The Hovde Foundation
Madison Arts Commission
Peggy & Tom Pyle
US Bank
The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.
von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
American Transmission Company
Associated Bank
WEA Trust

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Adult Swim: MegaGeek Mashup

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Daleks, druids, and droids! Oh my!

Presenting an Adult Swim for geeks of all stripes (and their geek-curious sidekicks too!).  Join us for an evening of gaming, making, pageantry and all-around revelry:

– Rock out to the mighty metal of Lords of the Trident.

– Enter the Super Mario Kart big screen tournament.

– Strut your stuff in the MegaGeek costume parade to win fabulous prizes.

– Make your own vintage video game perler pixel jewelry, craft mini action heroes, decorate a cthulhu coloring book, and try your hand at Star Wars origami.

Plus, stay tuned for info about outdoor geeky fun in the Funkyard!

Ages 21 & up. Grown-up beverages and pizza available for purchase.

 

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Guest Exhibitor
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Media Sponsor
Isthmus Logo

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SummerPalooza

June 13

The summer season kicks into high gear with SummerPalooza! Hosted by Madison Children’s Museum (MCM) and Rotary Club of Madison, the third annual SummerPalooza festival features:

  • Free museum admission all day
  • Free performances outside the museum:
  • Outdoor activity tables and inflatable obstacle course, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Kids’ parade on Capitol Square at noon.

SummerPalooza is a partnership between Rotary Club of Madison and Madison Children’s Museum, with generous supplemental support from BMO Harris Bank and Habush Habush & Rottier.

Media Sponsors: HulaFrog Madison and Isthmus

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MCM Day at the Mallards

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Play ball with Madison Children’s Museum and the Madison Mallards!

We’re heading back to the Duck Pond! Join us for a day of children’s activities and baseball. Tickets are $12 and include a Field Box seat and an official Mallards hat. Plus, $4 of every ticket purchased will be donated to MCM.

Game time: 3:05 p.m.
Madison Mallards vs. Wisconsin Woodchucks
Tickets

To purchase tickets, visit www.mallardsgroups.com and enter the password Museum
This special ticket deal will be available May 1 through June 14.

Funkyard Friday Performance: Flash Mob

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us over the lunch hour for a Funkyard Friday Performance. This week join in a participatory flash mob with the UW-Madison Art Department.

More details coming soon!

Funkyard programming is presented by

NGLIC (Plum Logo) (Web)

Additional support provided by CUNA Mutual Group, Dane Arts,
Habush Habush & Rottier, Lunchables, Madison Arts Commission and Zendesk, Inc.

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Free Family Night

July 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy free admission from 5-8 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month through the museums’s Access for Everyone program.

 

Free Family Night is made possible by donations from our generous sponsors:

Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation
Madison Community Foundation
Richard Goldberg & Lisa Munro
American Family Insurance
Lau & Bea Christensen
Dan & Patti Rashke TASC Family Foundation
Culver’s VIP Foundation
CUNA Mutual Foundation
Dean & St. Mary’s
Macy’s
The Hovde Foundation
Madison Arts Commission
Peggy & Tom Pyle
US Bank
The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.
von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
American Transmission Company
Associated Bank
WEA Trust

WheelFest

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join in an Art Bike Rodeo and bike decorating with Madison Art Bike or race on the Funkyard Speedway with special guest artist Justin Bitner at the Artists’ Pinewood Derby.

More details coming soon!

Funkyard programming is presented by

NGLIC (Plum Logo) (Web)

Additional support provided by CUNA Mutual Group, Dane Arts,
Habush Habush & Rottier, Lunchables, Madison Arts Commission and Zendesk, Inc.

Funkyard Friday Performance: Ugandan Kids Choir

July 31 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 pm

Enjoy a free lunchtime performance from the Ugandan Kids Choir, complete with African folklore, music and dance. The choir members are the fortunate few who have been rescued from poverty, and each year as the travel the country, they bring along their message of hope.

Funkyard programming is presented by

NGLIC (Plum Logo) (Web)

Additional support provided by CUNA Mutual Group, Dane Arts,
Habush Habush & Rottier, Lunchables, Madison Arts Commission and Zendesk, Inc.

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Free Family Night

August 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Enjoy free admission from 5-8 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month through the museums’s Access for Everyone program.

Free Family Night is made possible by donations from our generous sponsors:

American Family Insurance
CUNA Mutual Foundation
Hamilton Roddis Foundation, Inc.
TDS Telecommunications Corporation
American Transmission Company
The Eric D. Hovde & Steven D. Hovde Foundation
The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company, Inc.
Alliant Energy Foundation
Associated Bank
Ho-Chunk Madison
WEA Insurance Corporation

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