April Overnight: Global Kitchen

Experience food in a whole new way during this exciting overnight adventure! Guests will have a chance to explore our traveling exhibit- Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture and learn more about our unique relationship with food.  Fun, interactive activities such as food science experiments, learning how different cultures celebrate with food, and much, much more will be available for guests.

November Overnight: Hidden Wisconsin

Discover the unknown stories and facts about our state that you never knew! Explore our newest temporary exhibit and spark your curiosity about things that don't always come to mind when you think of Wisconsin. Explore all things Badger state, learn secrets about Wisconsin's natural and cultural history, and participate in Wisconsin themed activities. 

All overnights also include a self-guided flashlight tour of the third floor and movie in the Dome Theater.

A Moveable Feast

Top Milwaukee area chefs exhibit their most creative culinary skills during this one-of-a-kind progressive dinner event. Each chef designs a dinner course inspired by a diorama of their choice, and guests progress throughout our exhibit halls on a decadent journey from hors d’oeuvres, to salad, to entrée, to dessert, with each course paired with an outstanding wine. 

Nora and Jim Barry
Charles F. Wright, Jr.

Pop-Up Museum

Think you’ve been there and seen that? Not at an MPM Pop-Up Museum!

What is it?
A pop-up museum is a small, temporary exhibit outside the walls of MPM.  Each time we pop-up we choose a new theme and ask you, our community, to showcase your objects and stories that fit that theme.

Science On Tap

SOT_web_200x200.jpgWe’re exploring the space where science and culture intersect, and we’re doing it over drinks. 

This evening social lecture series features some of the best minds in science. From the sensation of being hugged by an octopus to quantum mechanics, Science on Tap looks to answer questions you never knew you had!

Mary Nohl Day

When: 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21
Free with Museum Pass admission, free for members

Join husband and wife author/illustrator team Tina and Carson Kugler, Mary Nohl historian Debra Brehmer, and MPM Educators for a book launch and day of fun in honor of an extraordinary new children’s book.