Seize the night and choose your own art adventure! A diverse crowd gathers each month to experience music, food, drinks, and art in the most famous building in the city. No matter what the theme, the museum transforms into a hot spot of activity and entertainment at MAM After Dark.
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Find yourself and friends in photos from last MAM After Dark events. Front Room Photography’s prop-filled photobooths capture memorable moments.
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Upcoming Events

Quiet Clubbing

Fri, Feb 19, 8 PM–MIDNIGHT

Experience a wireless headphones–dance club sensation never before seen in MKE! Dance to one of two battling DJs—on headphones lit to indicate your selection—in Windhover Hall, transformed into a silent nightclub.

  • Immerse yourself in the sounds of DJ Bizzon and DJ Why B over the Quiet Club headphones, or simply observe the silent scene.
  • Hear Jake Williams’s solo piano and electronic beats, outside the Quiet Club.
  • See evocative body art painted live by Sara Meyer, winner of the Greater Midwest Body Painting Competition two years running.
  • Socialize with Milwaukee’s Rollergirls, the Brewcity Bruisers.
  • Take on the “emoji art challenge” in the Collection Galleries to win cool prizes.
  • Sample the colorful spectrum of Philly’s Premium Beverages.
  • View the “pop surrealism” of this month’s 414 Artist Prince Parise.
  • Light it up at Lucid Light Lounge at the official after-party.
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Past Events

MAM After Dark: Rio Carnival

Rio Carnival 2016: Live Your Passion Fri, Jan 15, 8 PM–MIDNIGHT Celebrate the new year with festive revelers, activities, and adornments, in the spirit of Rio Carnival! Salsa, cha-cha, and more with Milwaukee’s own Salsabrosa Dance Company—they’ll show you how!—while enjoying the Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz sounds of De La Buena and 88Nine Radio Milwaukee’s own Marcus Doucette. Visit the “Olympic Games Area” in the Museum’s new East End, and challenge your friends to a game of Wii Sports or live table tennis, courtesy of Evolution Milwaukee. Feast on Brazilian-themed fare created by Café Calatrava. Indulge in savory samples from RodizioRead More...
By : Andrea Straughn | Nov 23, 2015

MAM After Dark: On The Edge

On The Edge Fri, Nov 20, 7–11 PM Presented by: Northwestern Mutual Bunky Echo-Hawk: Modern Warrior combines Native American topics and hip-hop culture to create edgy performance art LIVE in Windhover Hall. Other features include: Milwaukee rock-and-roll rebels The Living Statues and 88Nine RadioMilwaukee‘s fan-favorite Dori Zori Nourishing and natural food and beverage tastings provided by Beans & Barley, Café Manna, Jamba Juice and Urbal Tea Complimentary hors d’ouevres offered 7-8pm, specialty Calatrava Lounge menu available until 10pm featuring earth-inspired fare
By : Andrea Straughn | Oct 30, 2015

MAM After Dark: Date Night

Fri, Oct 16, 7–11 PM Northwestern Mutual presents MAM AFTER DARK: DATE NIGHT Cozy up with your significant other, or celebrate with a gaggle of friends: It’s Sweetest Day Eve at the Museum! • Channel your inner artist alongside pros from Wine and Canvas, who will guide your art experience, or paint whatever moves you at the moment (limited space available; $20 fee includes canvas, painting supplies, artistic assistance, and a glass of wine, beer, or nonalcoholic beverage) • Request a serenade for your sweetie, or sing along to a new pop classic with a live performance from Dueling PianosRead More...
By : Andrea Straughn | Oct 30, 2015


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