MPM Inside Out

See some of the Milwaukee Public Museum's most intriguing items at MPM Inside Out.

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Friday, May 3, 2019
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.


For members only!


Accepted beginning in March 2019
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MPM Inside Out features objects not normally on view. Discover research from Museum curators, enjoy and observe unique presentations, and more. You can even try to stump our experts with your questions, and go behind-the-scenes of the Daniel M. Soref Dome Theater and Planetarium!

Past presentations included:

The Creation of "A Tribute to Survival"
This year marks the 25th anniversary of this ground-breaking exhibition. Find out how it came to be and if it has withstood the test of time.

When Plants Attack!
Learn about Wisconsin's carnivorous plants and why they mislead insects.

Leave Your Drink at the Door
Why can't you eat or drink in the Museum? Because of tiny bugs! Learn how we protect objects from these hungry critters.

Milwaukee's Founding Family
See objects that tell the story of Solomon and Josette Juneau, and learn how they changed Milwaukee.

MPM Tell Hadidi Site Excavations
Uncover the layered past of the Bronze Age settlement of Tell Hadidi, a site threatened by construction and destroyed by regional conflict.

Learning the Exhibit Process
See intriguing table-top exhibits on subjects ranging from Maya astronomy to burial practices, while learning how to write labels, select objects, and design exhibits.

And many more!

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