Free Admission at Free Family Night! Wednesday, August 5, 5 to 8 p.m.

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

Free Admission at Free Family Night! Wednesday, August 5, 5 to 8 p.m.

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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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Funkyard Friday Performance: Ugandan Kids Choir

July 31 @ 12:00 pm - 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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Adult Swim: Summer Camp

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Adult Swim goes to camp! Join us for classic summer camp crafts, outdoor games, and a campfire singalong with the Hootin’ Annies.

– Compete in the Talent Show
– Splash around on our giant, inflatable slip and slide
– Roast ‘mallows at the DIY S’mores Bar
– Sing songs and tell ghost stories around the campfire
– Craft potholders, lanyards and friendship bracelets for your BFF’s

Slipslide donated, in part, by Fun Play Inflatables.

Adult Swim programs will be offered rain or shine; no refunds will be issued unless a paid program is cancelled by MCM. For more information, please see our refund and cancellation policies.

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

Ticket Details Price
Individual Admission to Event $12.75 or $15 day-of
Slip & Slide Pass Unlimited access to the splash zone and our two-lane, thirty foot, inflatable Slipslide $5
S’mores Bar Access to DIY s’mores bar, including assortment of candies, crackers and chocolate $5
Slide S’more Package Admission to Event, access to S’mores Bar and unlimited use of Slip & Slide $20

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Media Sponsor:

Isthmus Logo
 

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Free Family Night and Circus 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.

Tonight we welcome Wild Rumpus Circus as part of our Funkyard Festivals series. Learn new circus skills at a Try-It Circus in the Funkyard from 5-6:30 p.m., then watch with amazement as the experts take over and perform a mini Funkyard aerial circus at 7 p.m.

Note: We will also be holding an indoor reception for Picture, Picture, an installation by Bernadette Witzack, located in our Sidewalk Surprise gallery space.

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
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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Happy Birthday, MCM!

August 14

It’s our 5th birthday at 100 N. Hamilton Street!

In honor of our birthday, museum admission is just $5 all day.

Make a party hat in the Art Studio, help us launch our homing pigeons with birthday messages from the top of State Street at noon, and follow them back to the museum for birthday cake in the Community Concourse.

PuppetFest

September 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Participate in large-scale puppet construction and performances with Minnesota-based Puppet Farm Arts.

Puppet Farm Arts was born out of a desire to engage communities in the magnificent act of creating theatrical spectacle and fantasy in the public-square. From its inception, the Puppet Farm has been dedicated to the multi-disciplinary theatrical arts as a vehicle for social change and community enrichment.

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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Wonder Ball

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Wonder Ball, Night at the Tropicana, Madison’s most whimsical gala travels to the Tropicana Club for an evening of the spicy rhythms of MadiSalsa, savory treats from Dan Fox of Fox Heritage Catering, exciting live and silent auctions and colorful entertainment, all with a Latin flare!

Sponsor Levels

Sponsorships with tickets for four begin at $1,000 – Individual tickets begin at $150. For sponsorship details and benefits, please contact Pete Schwieger, at 608.256.6445, ext. 537 or pschwieger@madisonchildrensmuseum.org

Full details here 

 

Gallery Night

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us at MCM for a one of a kind Gallery Night celebration, with free admission from 5-9 p.m.

Gallery Night is organized by Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, and MCM’s participation is part of our 2015 Funkyard Festivals, a series of free public arts events in our outdoor Funkyard space. Find complete Gallery Night information here.

 

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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