FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2009, 5 PM-MIDNIGHT
Northwestern Mutual Foundation presents
MAM AFTER DARK: A Very Velvet Holiday
ONLINE TICKET SALES END AT 4:59 PM ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17
WARHOL 5–11 PM
Experience the post-“Factory” artistic might of this American icon in Andy Warhol: The Last Decade, before it leaves for national tour on January 3.
IRON CUPCAKE COMPETITION 5–10 PM
Vote on—and sample!*—your favorite cupcakes, as local bakeries flex their culinary muscle and vie for the title of Iron Cupcake Milwaukee; then cast your vote for one of three iron cupcake trophies, crafted by local artists. *while supplies last
DIY STUDIO 5–11 PM
Make one-of-a-kind gifts with reclaimed velvet and other materials and wrap them in your handmade holiday wrapping paper!
DJ MADHATTER 5–11 PM
Mellow to the velvety-smooth tracks Jordan Lee of 88Nine Radio Milwaukee sews together with needle-point precision.
CASH BAR 5–11:45 PM
Enjoy snacks courtesy of Café Calatrava, 6–9 PM.
FUEL MILWAUKEE /
HISTORIC MILWAUKEE SCAVENGER HUNT 5:30 PM
Be the first to complete the hunt and win incredible prizes! At 5 PM, join Historic Milwaukee’s Executive Director, Anna-Marie Opgenorth, in the Lubar Auditorium for a talk on visual literacy, historical narrative, and the role each plays in understanding urban design and identity.
VELVET MOVIES 6 and 9 PM
Take in a double feature: National Velvet (1944)—starring Mickey Rooney and Elizabeth Taylor—followed by Velvet Goldmine (1998),
with Ewan McGregor, Christian Bale, and Eddie Izzard.
PHOTO BOOTH 7–10 PM
Show off that holiday sweater at the Fashion Photo Booth and you might appear in an upcoming ad!
LIVE MUSIC 8:30–11 PM
Ride the holiday surf classics of Milwaukee’s own The Exotics, peppered throughout their lineup of old and new.
Free for Museum Members
$12 at the door | $6 online advance (plus fees)
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