Open Thursday to Sunday, 9 am–4 pm. Walk-up tickets available or reserve advance tickets for guaranteed entry

Thursday–Sunday: 9 am–4 pm

Open Thursday to Sunday, 9 am–4 pm. Walk-up tickets available or reserve advance tickets for guaranteed entry

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Tag Archive: all ages

  1. S.T.E.A.M. Engineers

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    Join UW Fine Arts Graduate Student Jay Ludden for S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) Engineers!

    During this weekly workshop Jay will use many exciting hands-on experiments and demonstrations like 3D Printing, stop-motion animation, electronics, to explore the principles of S.T.E.A.M.

  2. FunkYard Derby Car Workshop

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    Join us in creating a fleet of cars to be used this spring and summer on our Funkyard Speedway!  We will have dozens of blank pinewood derby car bodies to be customized your very own way, then we will use that car to run races all summer long on our brand new Funkyard racetrack.  Come and design, draw, sand, hammer, paint, and assemble with us!

  3. Writer’s Block with Philo A. Flatus

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    Join us in the Art Studio to help Philo A. Fflatus, a writer in need of inspiration, finish his latest short story! He’s got the title and some characters, but he needs some kids to write and illustrate. Kids helping out can take home their own finished book in this free drop-in program.

  4. DRAWING BIG and drawing small

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    A free drawing workshop for all ages with artist Angela Richardson that takes image making from itsy-bitsy to huge! We’ll make tiny drawings on teeny paper to BIG drawings on GIGANTIC paper. We’ll listen to music and dance as we draw. We’ll make small movements and big movements. We’ll draw with our hands…and our whole bodies.

    Madison artist Angela Richardson has created our current Sidewalk Surprise window installation called “Don’t Forget to Write” that will be on display until Jan. 5th.

  5. Holiday Trolley and Carolers

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    Celebrate the holiday season with a little shopping and festive fun around Downtown Madison

    Carolers

    Volunteer community and UW-Madison choral groups and dancers will stroll State Street and the Capitol Square–and even hop on the trolley–to carol and perform for shoppers on Saturdays in December. We’ll have guests starting at the museum lobby each weekend.

    11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Kanopy Dance
    12 – 2 p.m. The Nefrons


    Free Holiday Trolley

    Holiday shopping is especially jolly with the Downtown Trolley! The red “Holiday Shopping Trolley” will run up and down State Street and around Capitol Square:

    – Fri.-Sat. Nov. 28-29 for the Downtown Holiday Open House
    – Sat. Dec. 6
    – Sat. Dec. 13
    – Sat. Dec. 20

    Riders on the trolley will also be treated to free Downtown Madison Welcome Bags, with an MCM raffle ticket  (free, one per trolley rider, while supplies last) and the opportunity to win the following:

    – 1 Family Membership Prize package, including shirt and Roman Candle pizza lunch with ice cream (for up to 6 guests)
    – 1 Summer Camp session of your choice
    – 1 Behind the Scenes Tour (up to 12 guests)
    – 2 Family Memberships
    – 2 Birthday Party Packages
    – 4 $25 Gift Shop Certificates
    – 5 $10 Gift Shop Certificates
    – 6 Madison Children’s Museum T Shirts
    – 7 Pairs of Tickets to Adult Swim parties
    – 10 4-packs of guest passes
    – 20 Pairs of guest passes
    – 20 Single slices of Roman Candle pizza
    – 20 Roman Candle ice cream cones
    – 100 Single guest passes
    – 1,000 Your choice: BOGO coupon (valid Jan. 13 – March 15, 20015) or temporary tattoo

     

  6. Mad Science

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    Explore chemistry using fun experiments with Michelle every Wednesday afternoon in Possible-opolis.

  7. Clay Creations

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    Clay Creations is our drop-in ceramics program for all ages. For a $5 fee, participants can sculpt and paint their own ceramic clay creation. We will glaze and fire the work in our kiln and it will be ready for pickup within 2 weeks.

    In this week’s installment, offered as part of the Wisconsin Science Festival, we take inspiration from the microscopic world to make clay creations based on microbes.

    Classes are led by art professionals and feature a choice of a weekly project idea or open- ended building.

  8. Clay Creations

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    Clay Creations is our drop-in ceramics program for all ages. For a $5 fee, participants can sculpt and paint their own ceramic clay creation. We will glaze and fire the work in our kiln and it will be ready for pickup within 2 weeks.

    Classes are led by art professionals and feature a choice of a weekly project idea or open- ended building.

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  9. Clay Creations

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    Clay Creations is our drop-in ceramics program for all ages. For a $5 fee, participants can sculpt and paint their own ceramic clay creation. We will glaze and fire the work in our kiln and it will be ready for pickup within 2 weeks.

    Classes are led by art professionals and feature a choice of a weekly project idea or open- ended building.

  10. Windows of Worlds Community Art Project

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    In its fourth year, Windows of Worlds (WoW) is an annual community building art project. The message of WoW is that everyone has a unique perspective in which they view the world, and that we can use this creative diversity to connect!
    In this free drop-in workshop, participants will be decorating wooden picture frames to be suspended from trees for a large scale public art installation at Edgewood College on September 28.

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