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New Music will Accompany the “Wings” Oct. 21–Nov. 10

If you visit the Museum between October 21 and November 10, you’ll notice the rise of the Burke Brise Soleil (“wings”) is a bit more rocking. The daily architectural feat, rising at 10 a.m., noon, and right before the Museum … Continue reading

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The Dogs of MAM

If you’ve owned dogs, you likely have a few stories to tell—maybe your pup has run through the house with muddy paws, learned an impressive trick, cuddled with you when you were sick, or kept you company when you were … Continue reading

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Remembering Truman Lowe

Celebrated Wisconsin artist and beloved University of Wisconsin–Madison professor Truman Lowe passed away on March, 30, 2019, leaving behind a powerful legacy. Raised in a Ho-Chunk community near Black River Falls, Lowe always felt a connection to nature; he was … Continue reading

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MAM In Full Color

Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky once noted, “color is a power which directly influences the soul,” and science tells us it’s true—color can affect your mood, opinions, and even your behavior. Our Collection Galleries, filled with vibrant hues, soft tones, and … Continue reading

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All The Ways to Play at MAM

Because many museums house precious objects and valuable artworks, they tend to have a “look, but don’t touch” and “keep quiet” reputation. Doesn’t sound too fun, does it? We often hear the misconceptions that museums aren’t spaces for children, that … Continue reading

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