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Monday, March 2nd

MPM Book Club

  • 12:00 pm

booksRead interesting books on a wide range of topics that complement Museum exhibits!

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Tuesday, March 3rd

Great Bear Rainforest - Giant Film

  • 10:30 am

polar bearsFrom the outside world, the Great Bear Rainforest is a sanctuary to a stunning diversity of wildlife, including the fabled all-white Spirit Bear — the rarest bear on Earth — and the indigenous First Nations people, who have provided stewardship of the forest for millennia. It is the largest temperate coastal rainforest in the world and has remained relatively unchanged for more than 10,000 years. Great Bear Rainforest celebrates a place that could only have thrived through sustained co-existence between humans, land and sea animals, and the natural environment. Narrated by Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds, Great Bear Rainforest is the first time this pristine, wildlife-rich world will be experienced in giant screen theaters. 

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Thursday, March 5th

Kohl's Thank You Thursday

  • 9:00 am

ktytALL visitors receive FREE admission to MPM on the first Thursday of every month* during Kohl's Thank You Thursday.

The Museum is open from 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Kohl's Thank You Thursday.

Kohl's Thank You Thursday is free for individuals and families (excluding groups) -- special exhibit fees may apply.  Children must be accompanied by an adult to receive free admission.

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Tuesday, March 10th

Lunch & Lecture

  • 10:30 am

group of people attending lectureGet a taste of some of the great research happening in Milwaukee during our Lunch & Lecture presentations.

Take an optional guided pre-lecture docent tour, explore the topic du jour with an MPM curator or special guest, and if you’re hungry for more, stay for a great lunch.

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Friday, March 13th

Saturday, March 14th

Planetarium - One World, One Sky

  • 9:30 am

Website_poster_graphics_oneworld.jpgTake an adventure with Big Bird into outer space and learn about the Sun, the Moon, and the constellations. Together with Elmo and a new pal from China, Hu Hu Zhu, you’ll see the night skies from Sesame Street, Zhima Jie, and all over earth. On this cross-culture voyage, our little viewers will discover how different outer space is from Earth, and how people all over the world are connected to each other. For children ages 4-6.




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Planetarium - Wisconsin Stargazing

  • 10:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm

Website_poster_graphics_WiStar.jpgTake a live tour of the current Wisconsin night sky in this 22-minute guided Planetarium program. A lively astronomy educator will show you all of the current sights on a clear Dome Theater “sky,” such as planets, constellations, meteors, and other fun celestial phenomena. The program includes a cosmic Q&A session and requests from the audience.






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Volcanoes - 3D Film

  • 12:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm

men in mouth of volcanoEarth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes have helped create the world we know.  With over 500 active volcanoes, the Earth is bursting at the seams with these forces of mass construction. The story of volcanoes is the story of the planet’s creation, and the story of us.

With intrepid explorer Carsten Peter, dodge boulders at the edge of an active volcano in Indonesia, descend to a lava lake in Vanuatu, and visit the incredible mineral deposit fields in Ethiopia. Travel across the globe to see the archaeological ghost town of Pompeii and witness the devastating effects of the recent Kilauea eruption in Hawaii. Audiences will be on the edge of their seats as they discover molten worlds and exploding craters in this adrenaline-filled, immersive experience!

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Superpower Dogs - Giant Film

  • 10:30 am
  • 1:30 pm
  • 4:30 pm

dog with surfboardJoin an immersive giant-screen adventure to experience the life‐saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real‐life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners. Follow Halo, a rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America. Meet Henry, an avalanche rescue expert in the mountains of British Columbia; Reef, a Newfoundland lifeguard with the Italian coastguard; Ricochet, a Californian surf legend helping people with special needs; and the Bloodhound brothers, Tipper and Tony, who are leading the fight to save endangered species in Africa. As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!

Presenting sponsor:
Archie & Viola Meinerz Family Foundation

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Planetarium - Defying Gravity

  • 11:30 am
  • 2:30 pm

apple robotMeet Apollo Aurora, host of the Planetarium Channel’s universally loved gravity news source, Defying Gravity: It IS Rocket Science! With special robot correspondents Apple 1-6-8-6 and EGR-1, Apollo and her team will explore rocket power, gravity on other planets, monstrous black holes, and even what keeps us grounded on Earth! Tune into this brand new Planetarium program and uncover the mysteries of gravity.

 

 

 

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Sunday, March 15th

Planetarium - Wisconsin Stargazing

  • 12:00 pm
  • 3:00 pm

Website_poster_graphics_WiStar.jpgTake a live tour of the current Wisconsin night sky in this 22-minute guided Planetarium program. A lively astronomy educator will show you all of the current sights on a clear Dome Theater “sky,” such as planets, constellations, meteors, and other fun celestial phenomena. The program includes a cosmic Q&A session and requests from the audience.






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Volcanoes - 3D Film

  • 2:00 pm
  • 4:30 pm

men in mouth of volcanoEarth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes have helped create the world we know.  With over 500 active volcanoes, the Earth is bursting at the seams with these forces of mass construction. The story of volcanoes is the story of the planet’s creation, and the story of us.

With intrepid explorer Carsten Peter, dodge boulders at the edge of an active volcano in Indonesia, descend to a lava lake in Vanuatu, and visit the incredible mineral deposit fields in Ethiopia. Travel across the globe to see the archaeological ghost town of Pompeii and witness the devastating effects of the recent Kilauea eruption in Hawaii. Audiences will be on the edge of their seats as they discover molten worlds and exploding craters in this adrenaline-filled, immersive experience!

Learn More

Superpower Dogs - Giant Film

  • 11:00 am
  • 12:30 pm
  • 3:30 pm

dog with surfboardJoin an immersive giant-screen adventure to experience the life‐saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real‐life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners. Follow Halo, a rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America. Meet Henry, an avalanche rescue expert in the mountains of British Columbia; Reef, a Newfoundland lifeguard with the Italian coastguard; Ricochet, a Californian surf legend helping people with special needs; and the Bloodhound brothers, Tipper and Tony, who are leading the fight to save endangered species in Africa. As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!

Presenting sponsor:
Archie & Viola Meinerz Family Foundation

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Planetarium - Defying Gravity

  • 1:30 pm

apple robotMeet Apollo Aurora, host of the Planetarium Channel’s universally loved gravity news source, Defying Gravity: It IS Rocket Science! With special robot correspondents Apple 1-6-8-6 and EGR-1, Apollo and her team will explore rocket power, gravity on other planets, monstrous black holes, and even what keeps us grounded on Earth! Tune into this brand new Planetarium program and uncover the mysteries of gravity.

 

 

 

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Monday, March 16th

Planetarium - Wisconsin Stargazing

  • 11:30 am
  • 2:30 pm

Website_poster_graphics_WiStar.jpgTake a live tour of the current Wisconsin night sky in this 22-minute guided Planetarium program. A lively astronomy educator will show you all of the current sights on a clear Dome Theater “sky,” such as planets, constellations, meteors, and other fun celestial phenomena. The program includes a cosmic Q&A session and requests from the audience.






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Volcanoes - 3D Film

  • 12:00 pm

men in mouth of volcanoEarth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes have helped create the world we know.  With over 500 active volcanoes, the Earth is bursting at the seams with these forces of mass construction. The story of volcanoes is the story of the planet’s creation, and the story of us.

With intrepid explorer Carsten Peter, dodge boulders at the edge of an active volcano in Indonesia, descend to a lava lake in Vanuatu, and visit the incredible mineral deposit fields in Ethiopia. Travel across the globe to see the archaeological ghost town of Pompeii and witness the devastating effects of the recent Kilauea eruption in Hawaii. Audiences will be on the edge of their seats as they discover molten worlds and exploding craters in this adrenaline-filled, immersive experience!

Learn More

Superpower Dogs - Giant Film

  • 10:30 am
  • 1:30 pm
  • 3:00 pm
  • 4:30 pm

dog with surfboardJoin an immersive giant-screen adventure to experience the life‐saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real‐life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners. Follow Halo, a rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America. Meet Henry, an avalanche rescue expert in the mountains of British Columbia; Reef, a Newfoundland lifeguard with the Italian coastguard; Ricochet, a Californian surf legend helping people with special needs; and the Bloodhound brothers, Tipper and Tony, who are leading the fight to save endangered species in Africa. As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!

Presenting sponsor:
Archie & Viola Meinerz Family Foundation

Learn More

Planetarium - Defying Gravity

  • 10:00 am
  • 1:00 pm
  • 4:00 pm

apple robotMeet Apollo Aurora, host of the Planetarium Channel’s universally loved gravity news source, Defying Gravity: It IS Rocket Science! With special robot correspondents Apple 1-6-8-6 and EGR-1, Apollo and her team will explore rocket power, gravity on other planets, monstrous black holes, and even what keeps us grounded on Earth! Tune into this brand new Planetarium program and uncover the mysteries of gravity.

 

 

 

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Tuesday, March 17th

Planetarium - Wisconsin Stargazing

  • 11:30 am
  • 2:30 pm

Website_poster_graphics_WiStar.jpgTake a live tour of the current Wisconsin night sky in this 22-minute guided Planetarium program. A lively astronomy educator will show you all of the current sights on a clear Dome Theater “sky,” such as planets, constellations, meteors, and other fun celestial phenomena. The program includes a cosmic Q&A session and requests from the audience.






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