Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

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227 State St.
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 257-0158

The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art exhibits modern and contemporary art and provides art-related learning opportunities to audiences of all ages. Admission is free.

General
  • Admission Charged: Free
  • Days/Hours: Tues-Thurs Noon - 5 pm, Fri Noon - 8 pm, Sat 10 am - 8 pm, Sun Noon - 5 pm, closed Monday
Cards Accepted
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Amenities
  • A/V Equipment Onsite:
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  • Non-smoking Available:
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  • Can Close for Private Party:
Accommodations
  • Price Range: $300 - $1,000
  • Restaurant:
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Meeting Facility
  • Theatre Capacity: 230
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 230

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Lecture Hall X           230              
Lobby X       2400.00             75     230  
Rooftop Sculpture Garden X       7170.00     160         80     230  

A Conversation with Alec Soth

September 13, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
6:30-7 PM
Special Event
Photo credit Maurice Thaler. In conversation with MMoCA director Stephen Fleischman, photographer Alec Soth will discuss his creative process, including his approach to photographing his subjects on location using ... more >

MMoCA Nights: Alec Soth

September 13, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Special Event
Photo credit Maurice Thaler. Be among the first to view From Here to There: Alec Soth’s America at the exhibition’s opening celebration on Saturday, September 13. This MMoCA Nights will begin with an op... more >

Somewhere to Disappear

September 26, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Starting: 7:00 PM
Special Event
Somewhere to Disappear is a film chronicling photographer Alec Soth as he traveled nearly 20,000 miles across the United States for his project Broken Manual. Developed over a period of several years, Broken Manual featur... more >

Drop-In Tour

October 08, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
From: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Special Event
Drop by MMoCA for lively and informal discussions of current exhibitions. Led by MMoCA’s docents, these free guided tours provide tools to consider artists’ creative decisions and develop meaningful int... more >

Gallery Night

October 10, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
From: 5:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Special Event
Photo credit Tom Klingele. Organized by MMoCA, Gallery Night is a long-time Madison arts tradition offering the community an opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of visual art throughout the city. Galleries, artist... more >

Gallery Talk: A Little Brown Mushroom Odyssey

October 10, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
6:30-7 PM
Special Event
Photo credit Tom Klingele. Writer and frequent Alec Soth collaborator Brad Zellar talks about his experiences working and traveling with Soth. Soth and Zellar have worked together on book projects such as Conductor... more >

StoryBook: Warrington Colescott’s Venice

October 16, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
From: 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
Special Event
Photo credit Tom Klingele. Richard H. Axsom, MMoCA curator, will engage Warrington Colescott in a conversation about his creation of Death in Venice (1971), a portfolio of ten etchings inspired by Thomas Mann&rsquo... more >

Drop-In Tour

November 08, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
From: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Special Event
Drop by MMoCA for lively and informal discussions of current exhibitions. Led by MMoCA’s docents, these free guided tours provide tools to consider artists’ creative decisions and develop meaningful int... more >

Under the Influence

November 13, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Starting: 6:30 PM
Special Event
Photo courtesy MMoCA. Experience MMoCA after-hours with Under the Influence on Thursday, November 13. Begin the evening with a brief discussion of works in StoryBook: Narrative in Contemporary Art in MMoCA&rsq... more >

MMoCa Nights: Narayan Mahon

December 05, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Special Event
Photo credit Maurice Thaler. MMoCA welcomes the public to celebrate the opening of Narayan Mahon: Lands in Limbo. At 6 pm, guests can preview Mahon’s works, which explore the unrecognized countries of Abkhaz... more >

Drop-In Tour

December 13, 2014
227 State St., Madison, WI 53703
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
From: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Special Event
Drop by MMoCA for lively and informal discussions of current exhibitions. Led by MMoCA’s docents, these free guided tours provide tools to consider artists’ creative decisions and develop meaningful int... more >