Northwestern Mutual Presents

MAM After Dark

Hear local music, see the art in Milwaukee Collects, and celebrate those things—like Summerfest!—that make MKE the city you love, during this entertaining night under the wings.

Fri, May 19, 7-11 PM

Evening Sponsor:
Supporting Sponsor: International Autos Group

  • Receive a “Summerfest Backstage Pass” upon entry and check off each of the activity locations to win an epic prize package to The World’s Largest Music Festival.
  • Check out the MAM After Dark music lineup, featuring Ian & The Dream and DJ Shawna in Windhover Hall, and Those Hip-Hop Guys from 91.7 WMSE in the East End.
  • Stroll through Milwaukee Collects during its final weekend on view or take a Wild Card Tour of Paul Druecke: A Social Event Archive, which predicted Instagram and Facebook and the blurring of private and public that such social media platforms allow.
  • Embrace the start of Brew City’s favorite season, with “Summer of Love” activities in the East End, overlooking beautiful Lake Michigan.
  • Reserve your seat for Prix Fixe Dining in the intimate Café Calatrava Lounge. Reservations are required; limited seating is available, 6–7:30 p.m.
  • Get rowdy with your crew at Team Trivia, hosted by local bar game masters Quizmaster Trivia, starting at 9:30 p.m. Sign up in advance.


This month only, the first 50 Museum Members to reserve advance tickets online received FREE access to the exclusive VIP Lounge, featuring:

  • Express event entrance
  • Private cash bar
  • Food and wine samples from Pizza Man


$12 at the door | $10 in advance | FREE for Milwaukee Art Museum Members

Get in FREE for a whole year—join today! Memberships start at just $35!

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Advance tickets are no longer available as of 5pm on Thursday, May 18. There will be a limited amount of walk-in tickets available onsite, both for Museum members and the general public, starting at 7pm.

Please continue to check the MAM After Dark Facebook event for the most up-to-date information, in case we have to close the doors due to a sell-out event situation.

MAM After Dark
Prix Fixe Café Calatrava Lounge Menu
Reservations required; limited seating available 6–7:30 PM (please contact for reservation inquiries or make a note with your Advance Ticket purchase)
$30 per person | Beverages, tax, and gratuity not included

Please select one option for each of the three courses:

First Course

Wings- Confit Chicken wings, Yellow Corn, Petite Greens

Pretzels- Miller Bakery Pretzel Bites, Foraged Mushroom stuffing, Wisconsin Cheddar Sauce

Tots- Potato Croquettes, crisp Prosciutto, Aioli


Burger- Grassfed Patty, Stout Onions, 1 Year Cheddar, Malt Vin Chips

Tacos- Grilled Chicken, Corn Tortillas, Avocado, Baja Slaw

Summer Fish Fry- Cod in Yeast Batter, Potato Pancakes, Meyer lemon Tartar Sauce


Cheesecake- Classic Cheesecake, Summer Berries

Italian Ice- Blood Orange Granita, Vanilla Creme Fraiche

Please alert your server to any allergies or aversions so we can best accommodate you.