After Hours

Pop-Up Museum

When: 3-6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14
Where: 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, 220 E. Pittsburgh Ave.
Cost: FREE

The Milwaukee Public Museum and 88Nine Radio Milwaukee are teaming up to present our first-ever Pop-Up Museum – and we need your help in making it happen!

A Moveable Feast

A Moveable Feast
A Culinary Expedition and Progressive Dinner at MPM

Nora and Jim Barry
Charles F. Wright, Jr.

Science On Tap: Sy Montgomery

Science on Tap
Carpenter Lecture Series

An evening social lecture series featuring some of the best minds in science and science reporting. We’re exploring the space where science and culture intersect, and we’re doing it over drinks. From quantum mechanics to the sensation of being hugged by an octopus, Science on Tap looks to answer questions you never knew you had about the natural world.

Raiders of the Lost Archaeology: Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Reel Excavators

Times: 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26; 9:30 a.m. or 6 p.m. Saturday, March 28
Cost: $7
Call (414) 278-2728 or purchase online » 

Member Preview: Crossroads of Civilization

You’re invited to a free, member-only preview of:
Crossroads of Civilization: Ancient Worlds of the Near East and Mediterranean

5 - 9 p.m. Friday, March 6 or
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, March 7

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Please note! This event will take place at the Urban Ecology Center - Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl., weather permitting. Telescopes will also be set up at the Museum, but viewing may be compromised by the cityscape.

When: Solar Eclipse: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Thursday, October 23
Cost: FREE

Lunar "Blood Moon" Eclipse with Telescopes

Please note! This event will take place at the Urban Ecology Center - Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Pl., weather permitting.

When: Lunar Eclipse: 4 - 7:30 a.m. October 8
Cost: FREE

MPM Inside Out

5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 24
Cost: FREE – members only!
Reservations: Call (414) 278-6170 or (888) 700-9069. Reservations for this event must be made by phone and are required by Wednesday, April 22. Not a member? It’s easy to join - call the number above or join online!

Educator Appreciation Events

When: 4 - 8 p.m. Friday, February 27
Free for educator pass holders. Invite a guest at a special ticket rate. Not an Educator Hall Pass Holder? It's easy and FREE to register »
Pre-registration is required by calling (414) 223-4676.

Halloween Hauntings

October 2015

Enjoy ghoulish good fun throughout the Museum: