MAM After Dark: MKE Icons

Sampling, entertainment, art, and more—all of your city favorites under one roof. Join OnMilwaukee for the launch of a special-edition LocaMoji MAM Pack—including iconic images of the wings, favorite art symbols, and more. Download the app early and come prepared for interactive activities! (click HERE for more information)  Catch The Middle Ground as they return to their native city, showcasing songs from their forthcoming full-length alternative pop album. Experience the sounds of Klassik. He IS Milwaukee. The award-winning front man and his band fuse hip-hop and jazz, among many other genres, paying homage to the legends of generations past. DanceRead More…

MAM After Dark : J’Adore

MAM After Dark: J’Adore Fri, April 22, 8 PM–MIDNIGHT Beauty. Romance. Art. Wine. Experience this special night—the Museum transformed into the city of light. Experience the burlesque rock-and-roll vibe of Chicago’s powerhouse music group The Fox & The Hounds. Dance along to the beats of Madison’s fun and flawless favorite, DJ Urbane. Be serenaded by the French accordion music of Stas, while learning the language of love—French pickup lines—from the experts at Alliance Francaise. Be transported to the French countryside as you sip hand-selected varietals from Corvina Wine Company, expertly paired with specialty cheeses from the Milwaukee Art Museum Catering Team. Express yourRead More…

MAM After Dark: Northwoods

MAM After Dark: Northwoods Fri, March 11, 8 PM–MIDNIGHT Escape to a cozy retreat, on the shores of Lake Michigan, with 2,000 of your closest friends. Leave the cocktail attire at home and don some sassy flannel for this night celebrating the great outdoors and the Museum’s feature exhibition Nature and the American Vision: The Hudson River School. Tap into your inner explorer with themed art tours of Nature and the American Vision and the American Galleries. Work with your hands at two unique DIY stations, including the Central Standard Craft Distillery’s bottle painting craft, and sample the local spirits. Jam outRead More…

MAM After Dark: Quiet Clubbing

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 theRead More…

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…

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. Wild Card Tours of the Larry Sultan: #HereandHome photography exhibition with an expert from Art’s Cameras Plus Contemporary photographer and Redline Milwaukee emerging artist Jake Hill showcases his dynamic breadth ofRead More…

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…

MAM After Dark: Milwaukee Chic

FRIDAY, Sept 25, 2015, 7 PM–11 PM Northwestern Mutual presents MAM AFTER DARK: Milwaukee Chic NIGHT OUT WITH NORDSTROM: PARTY IN STYLE WHEN NORDSTROM STOPS BY TO CELEBRATE ITS OCTOBER 23 OPENING AT MAYFAIR MALL! • Toast to fashion with a bit of bubbly courtesy of Nordstrom • Elevate your evening look with complimentary cosmetic applications provided by Nordstrom beauty stylists • Show your love for Nordstrom at the Kisses for Fashion live art installation • Snap a pic in the Nordstrom photo truck—parked just inside Windhover Hall • Groove to live music from Cardinal Harbor and dance beats byRead More…

MAM After Dark: MKE Rebels

FRIDAY, August 21, 2015, 7 PM–11 PM Northwestern Mutual presents MAM AFTER DARK: MKE Rebels Unleash your inner nonconformist as we break out the BBQ for a night of food, music, and good-hearted rebel rousing. • Rebel Tour of Tastings featuring Door Peninsula Winery, Door County Distillery, Engine Company No. 3, and Smyth Restaurant • Lakeside lawn games and cookout • Live car art graffiti with Zipcar and artist Jonah Spaay • Wild Card Tours of Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels  • Live jams from local band Something To Do, America’s rock-and-roll and ska sweethearts • Official After-Party at TheRead More…

MAM After Dark @ LFOA

Northwestern Mutual presents MAM AFTER DARK @ LFOA Friday, June 19 5-10 p.m. Seize the night—on the lakefront! MAM After Dark at Lakefront Festival of Art features: Outdoor food and beverage vendors including Saz’s Hospitality Group, Hue Vietnamese Restaurant & Lounge, BelAir Cantina, Cold Spoons Gelato, Koepsell’s Festival Popcorn, and Shully’s Cafe Indoor seated dining til 8 p.m. at Cafe Calatrava and The Coffee Shop Tastings from Door Peninsula Winery and Distillery Photography, jewelry, and more by over 170 artists at a variety of price points Paint and Pour Sessions alongside artists from Wine and Canvas who will guide your creative spiritRead More…

MAM After Dark: Be Y.O.U.

Northwestern Mutual presents MAM AFTER DARK Evening Sponsor: The Joseph R. Pabst Fund of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation Supporting Sponsor: International Autos Group CALATRAVA LOUNGE – Lakeside dining featuring modern fare and small plates, for sharing with a group or indulging in on a date. April’s guest bartender Joe D’Acquisto mixes up The Pfister Hotel’s signature cocktail at the Café’s bar only. DANCE CENTRAL – Let loose under the wings with DJ Bree Rose, at Milwaukee’s hottest dance party! PREMIUM TASTINGS – Sample the full line of premium egg crème liqueurs and ready-to-drink old-fashioneds from Philly’s Premium Beverages (while suppliesRead More…

MAM After Dark: Video Villains

FRIDAY, March 20, 2015, 7 PM–11 PM Northwestern Mutual presents MAM AFTER DARK High-tech energy meets high-end fashion for an incredible sensory experience not to be missed. CALATRAVA LOUNGE – Café Calatrava (Lower Level) – Modern fare and small plates, crafted for sharing with a group or indulging in on a date. The signature cocktail from The Pub Club’s guest bartender is available only at the Café bar. JUST DANCE – Experience the one-of-a-kind dance party that only Milwaukee’s Video Villains can provide, with interactive video visuals, projections, stage design, and an eclectic music mix. PERFECT PUB BITES – Sample offerings (whileRead More…