Community Conversation

a tribute to survival exhibitJoin MPM and the Zeidler Center for Public Discussion for a Community Conversation about museums, interpretation, and Native American collections. We'll begin with a panel of varying perspectives in the Gromme Lecture Hall and continue with a facilitated conversation in the A Tribute to Survival  exhibit.

This event is full.

Scandal and Sleaze: A Streets Event - SOLD OUT

womanMilwaukee’s most beloved exhibit transforms into a salacious, adults-only party filled with style and sass on the Streets of Old Milwaukee at Scandal & Sleaze! Delve deeper into scandalous topics of centuries past while sampling some of our favorite spirits and snacks from the turn of the century. 

Cost

$30  members, $35 non-members
Must be 21+ to attend. Must show valid I.D. at registration.

SOLD OUT

MPM Exposed: Decline, Decay & Death (age 18+)

skullsCelebrate the Halloween season at MPM: Pick a show, tour, or combine both for a double dose of death!

Hear causes, practices, beliefs, and unexpected stories of death from different cultures around the world and through history during our condensed version of MPM Exposed: Decline, Decay, & Death. After, drop by the Dome Theater for a delightful show all about space death. See how the Earth will slowly incinerate about a billion years from now. Watch the Sun swell into a red giant and become an iridescent, ghostly nebula. Discover the demise of all stars as they finally cave in! 

Tickets

Death of the Universe - Special Planetarium Show

black holeExperience a delightful show all about space death -- for adults only!

See how the Earth will slowly incinerate a billion years from now -- give or take. Watch the Sun swell into a red giant and become an iridescent, ghostly nebula. Discover the demise of all stars as they finally cave in to the menacing 2nd Law of Thermodynamics. It promises to be a singular show full of compelling destruction -- all on a cosmic scale! 

Combine it with a tour for a double dose of death.


 

Lunch & Lecture

James kellyTribute to Survival
November 6, 2018

Get 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.

Lunch & Lecture

heather brueglA History of Native American Policy and Activism:  From the American Indian Movement to Today
October 9, 2018

Get 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.

Robots 3D

robotTake a lively tour of the world to meet a dozen of the most remarkable robots in Europe, Japan, and the US! From Robonaut, the first space robot handyman, to robot butlers and home-helper humanoids to eerily human-looking androids to search-and-rescue robots, this film showcases the latest cutting-edge efforts —as well as the challenges —driving roboticists, engineers, and scientists around the globe to new breakthroughs. Take an  exciting look at what makes us human, how far machines must go to look and act like us, and how humanoids are already changing our world. Addressing technological and philosophical questions with clarity and humor, Robots 3D provides a glimpse into a future in which man and machine forge an increasingly sophisticated relationship.

Showing March 30 - June 14, 2019