Lunch & Lecture

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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Science on Tap

blonde woman in suitSoil: A Precious Resource Under Threat by Dr. Jo Handelsman
Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Vilas Research Professor, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor

Ancestral Women Exhibit

weaving of womanIn the   Ancestral Women   exhibit, award-winning jacquard weaver Mary Burns honors women’s journeys by creating their portraits in jacquard weavings.

The   Ancestral Women   project features elders from Wisconsin's 12 tribes, and was conceived to portray the strength of ancestral women around the world, both elders and their contemporaries, and to honor their journeys. 

Planetarium - Constellations!

Constellation

Constellations are a mirror to the human soul. Their inspiring stories reflect our hopes and dreams—and our sense of adventure!  Constellations! Adventures Connecting Earth & Sky will circle the globe and bring these rich and engaging sky-legends to life. It will explore how constellations helped organize the sky and tell time. Audiences will depart the Earth, witnessing how constellations change when traveling through the galaxy. Visitors will also marvel at how we also create wild pictures from the Moon and distant nebulae. Discover all the inspiring imaginations in the constellations!

Showing March 21 - October 1, 2020

 

Planetarium - Defying Gravity

apple robotMeet meet 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.