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Open Wed–Sun 9am–4pm, plus late on Thur til 8pm. • Get tickets.

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Playdough Party with Junko

Join Junko each Wednesday to create your own scented playdough that's a squishy, smush-able sensory delight. This event is free with general museum admission.

Messy Art with Laurie: Pom Pom Painting

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Join Laurie and our Art Studio staff for a weekly drop-in art experience designed for MCM's youngest visitors and their caregivers. Through open-ended & process-based projects, empower your little artist to freely explore materials and art-making with their senses. And the best part? We take care of cleanup! Today we'll create art using plush pom […]

Open Art Studio

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Choose your own art adventure—drawing, sculpting, cartooning, and more! Drop by the Art Studio classroom for open-ended creative opportunities, facilitated by our talented staff. This event is free and open to all ages.

Wild Wonders: Wheatgrass Planters

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Decorate a paper planter and plant wheat grass seeds. Bring your project home and watch your plant grow!

STEAM Time: Nature Gelli Prints

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Engage your creativity and make vibrant, one-of-a-kind gelli prints using objects found in nature. Join us each week for new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. These hands-on programs foster creativity, ignite curiosity, encourage divergent thinking, build problem-solving skills, and offer new ways for kids to explore the world around them. This event […]

Clay Day: Polymer Clay Beads

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Our art studio staff will lead visitors in a weekly assortment of creative clay sculpture activities.
We will create all kinds of collaborative projects- plant pots, jewelry, ornaments, tiles and more.
All ages are welcome to join us and experiment with clay.

Saturday Art Adventures: Whimsical Windchimes

Madison Children's Museum 100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI, United States

Dive into an exciting drop-in art experience each week with Laurie and our Art Studio team. Embark on projects with a wide variety of art media and processes for all ages and abilities. Materials are included—and the best part? We take care of cleanup! Today we'll make windchimes out of clay shapes generously created by other visitors. […]

Let’s Make! with Lexie

Explore new materials and creative techniques through facilitated art activities and bring home hand-made treasures. Projects vary each week and may include sculpture, painting, comics, printmaking, and more! This event is free with general museum admission.

Playdough Party with Junko

Join Junko each Wednesday to create your own scented playdough that's a squishy, smush-able sensory delight. This event is free with general museum admission.

Playdough Party with Junko

Join Junko each Wednesday to create your own scented playdough that's a squishy, smush-able sensory delight. This event is free with general museum admission.

Free Night: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration

Join MCM for a free celebration 4-8 pm featuring performances from Beni Daiko and lion dancers from the  Zhong Yi Kung Fu Association Traditional Folk Performing Arts Troupe, hands-on cultural activities with the Hmong Institute Women‘s Group and Hmong American Students Association, interactives from artist Meri Lau, refreshments from Moonhalf, and more! Snacks and beverages […]

Drama in the Wonderground: Dido, Queen of Carthage 6/28, 7 pm

Madison Shakespeare Company returns to MCM to stage three evenings of Christopher Marlowe’s first play, the tragedy Dido, Queen of Carthage, with the Wonderground climber taking center stage—literally. It might not exactly be the set envisioned by the infamous playwright, poet, spy, and member of The School of Night, but Elizabethan London lacked our exhibits […]

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