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Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
(608) 257-0158 http://www.mmoca.org/

May 2014

Design MMoCA Gallery Talk

May 3, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: Art Exhibition This Event: Has LGBTQ content & may be of interest to the LGBTQ community Design MMoCA Gallery Talk: Head to Head May. 03, 2014 - 12:00pm in the Henry Street Gallery of MMoCA Cory Allen Linsmeyer He Wore Blue Velvet is equal parts refusal and acceptance. The piece refuses gender normative stereotypes in its appropriation of both masculine and feminine.  Join us as designer Cory Allen Linsmeyer guides us on a journey of self-reflection on identity and acceptance. Henry Street Gallery.

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November 2014

MMoCA’s Holiday Art Fair

November 21, 2014 @ 10:30 am - November 23, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: * Festival * Art Exhibition This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community MMoCA’s 44th annual Holiday Art Fair Original Art, Gourmet Food Gifts, Entertainment, and Inspiration November 21-23, 2014 MADISON, WI –The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art will inspire giving at the 44th annual Holiday Art Fair, taking place the weekend before Thanksgiving, November 21 to 23, 2014. With new and returning exhibitors, features, entertainers, and fine craft—including graceful hand-turned wood bowls and serving sets inlaid…

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April 2015

2015 Hair Affair: The Art of Hair

April 23, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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$60 – $70

Type: * Social * Performance Art * Networking * Fundraiser This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community High flying sculptures, gravity defying concoctions, and awe-inspiring visual delights await attendees to the 2015 Hair Affair: The Art of Hair. The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art presents the fourth biennial of this popular fundraiser, with the fantastic theme of Cirque des Cheveux. At center stage of this event is the runway show, with models gliding down the museum’s own…

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September 2015

MMoCA Nights Opening Reception

September 18, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: * Art Exhibition * Social This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community MMoCA Nights Opening Reception· Friday, September 18 from 6–9pm MADISON, WI -- MMoCA is excited to announce the official launching of the Imprint Gallery, a space dedicated to presenting multimedia artwork. The museum invites visitors to experience this uniquely immersive space and explore the conceptual and aesthetic possibilities of dynamic, technology-based artwork. With up-to-date equipment and a refreshed appearance, the Imprint Gallery commences its…

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October 2015

OPEN’s Annual Member Appreciation Party

October 8, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Free – $20

Type: * Social * Networking This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Our annual member appreciation party has been moved from September 9th at Cooper's Tavern to Thursday, October 8th at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Join OPEN for: Guided gallery tours by museum docents Acknowledging and thanking our newest members and corporate supporters Peek at upcoming events Hors d'oeuvres by Fresco and cash bar Special gift for…

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November 2015

Holiday Art Fair

November 20, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - November 22, 2015 @ 7:00 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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This November 20–22 MMoCA will be celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Holiday Art Fair. This annual event offers visitors a fun-filled weekend of artist booths, live music and dance performances, gourmet treats, and an opportunity to gather with family and friends. During the fair MMoCA and the Overture Center for the Arts become a shopping wonderland. Visitors will have the chance to explore over 75 booths offering art, fine craft, and specialty food favors. The fair takes place the…

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April 2016

MMoCA’s Museum Store Trunk Show

April 8, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: Market This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community MMoCA Celebration Weekend: Friday, April 8 - Sunday, April 10 Museum Store Trunk Show: Friday, April 8, 4 – 9 pm Saturday, April 9, 10 am – 2 pm In celebration of major Madison Museum of Contemporary Art anniversaries, 115th anniversary of the museum’s founding in 1901 and the 10th year in the Cesar Pelli-designed building, the Museum Store is hosting a Trunk Show featuring Kay Rashka and Clarence…

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MMoCA Nights

April 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Free

Type: *Art Exhibition *Social This Event: *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Celebrate MMoCA's anniversaries during a special MMoCA Nights event. From 6–11 pm, guests can explore exhibitions in four gallery spaces, and enjoy 10 special offerings and activities, including:   Hear the first StephenFleischman Lecture* beginning at 6:30 pm with internationally acclaimed architect Cesar Pelli¸ who is known for designing some of the world's most prestigious and recognizable buildings. Pelli designed both the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and…

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MMoCA Days

April 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Free

Type: *Art Exhibition *Social This Event: *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Celebrate MMoCA's anniversaries during a special MMoCA Days event. From 12-3:30 PM pm, guests can explore exhibitions in four gallery spaces, special offerings and activities, including: FRESCO THROWBACK – noon to 10 pm Fresco Rooftop Restaurant opens early to serve past favorites and new cocktail specials.   DROP-IN TOUR: MMOCA BEHIND-THE-SCENES – 12 to 12:45 pm Join architect Ralph Jackson of Flad & Associates, for an insider's…

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MMoCA Days

April 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Free

Type: *Art Exhibition *Social This Event: *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Celebrate MMoCA's anniversaries during a special MMoCA Days event. From 12:00-3:30, guests can explore exhibitions in four gallery spaces, and enjoy special offerings and activities, including:   DROP-IN TOUR: CURIOUS WORLDS: THE ART OF ELLEN LANYON - 12 to 12:30 pm. Join docent Beckie Artos for a tour of Curious Worlds: The Art of Ellen Lanyon. The drop-in tour is free and departs from the museum’s lobby.…

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September 2016

Wisconsin Triennial 2016 opening night

September 23, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: Art Exhibition This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community This year's Wisconsin Triennial will open with a reception beginning at 6 pm on Friday, September 23. The exhibition will be on view in the museum's lobby, State Street Gallery, Imprint Gallery, main galleries, and rooftop sculpture garden through January 8, 2017. A cornerstone of MMoCA's exhibition programming, the Triennial captures the richness and variety of artistic expression across the state, and…

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November 2016

“Don’t Call Me Son” screening

November 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Free – $7

Type: Film This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community A queer teenager’s life is upended when it is revealed that his working class mom stole him from a wealthy family at birth. Thrust into a well-meaning but very conservative home, Pierre dons a zebra-print mini dress and pushes back. As in her excellent 2015 film, The Second Mother, writer/director Anna Muylaert punctures the entitlement and hypocrisy of the Brazilian bourgeoisie, while still…

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October 2017

MMoCA’s Fall Gallery Night

October 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: * Art Exhibit * Social This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community On October 6, Gallery Night will take place, engaging thousands across the Greater-Madison area in an evening of art and community. This unique event creates free opportunities to connect with others, explore neighborhoods, visit local businesses, and experience a wide-variety of artistic and creative expression. Held each spring and fall, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art’s Gallery Night provides…

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August 2018

OPEN’s Pre-Pride Parade Brunch

August 19, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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$25 – $30

Type: Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Join OPEN for our Annual Pre-Pride Parade Brunch Sunday, August 19 10:30am - 12:30pm This year we have teamed up with the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and Fresco to bring you a unique experience you will not want to miss. There will be plenty of mingling, food, drinks, and of course PRIDE to go around. Come celebrate with us before the parade…

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October 2018

Skate Kitchen screening

October 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Free – $7

Type: Film This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community MMoCA presents the Madison premiere of "Skate Kitchen," an exhilarating portrait of an all-girl NYC skateboarding crew. The first fiction feature by Crystal Moselle (director of The Wolfpack) immerses us in a rambunctious, vibrant subculture. Working with real kids she first discovered on the subway, Moselle mixes thrilling skating footage with an authentic feeling for the experiences of sexually fluid teenaged girls navigating…

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February 2019

Love Is Love: A Benefit For LGBTQ Youth In Our Community

February 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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$25

Type: * Fundraiser * Music * Social This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Join us for an evening of self-expression, hope and love with no boundaries. All proceeds will support kids in mental health crisis and critical LGBTQ youth programs at Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP). Space is limited! Reserve your VIP spot today: https://bit.ly/2LOA1cx *Admittance with suggested $25 donation to UnityPoint Health – Meriter Foundation 8 p.m. Doors open 9:30…

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April 2019

Hair Affair 2019: The Art of Hair

April 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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$60

Type: Art Exhibition This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art will host its sixth biennial celebration of Hair Affair: The Art of Hair on Thursday, April 25, 2019 with the theme of the zodiac. During Hair Affair, high-flying hair sculptures, designed by premier Madison-area salons, will take center-stage as models descend the museum’s stunning glass staircase and mingle with guests in the MMoCA lobby. The event…

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