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When the sun goes down, the music turns up at Milwaukee’s artiest party.


Join us on the third Friday of (almost) every month for live tunes, dancing, drinks, and, of course, art. Grab your friends and enjoy a night out like no other, featuring a new theme every month.

General Admission

$14 at the door

$12 in advance

Get in FREE as a Museum Member—memberships start at just $35!

Advance tickets available now until Thursday, April 18 at 5 PM.

Advance Member tickets available online with donor id; number allotted depends on your membership level: Dual/Family = 2, Individual/Student = 1. Member must be present at check-in.


Local Talent

Friday, April 19, 7–11 PM

Presented by Northwestern Mutual

Beer, cheese, and festivals? Sure, but there’s so much more to love about The Good Land. In April, we’re partnering with Summerfest and turning up our hometown pride, in honor of 414 Day. Jam out to popular MKE bands, explore handcrafted works by a Wisconsin artist, and raise a glass (or two!) of your favorite local brew to celebrate the place we call home.

Evening Sponsor: Summerfest

#mamafterdark @milwaukeeart

Upcoming MAM After Dark Events

Members' Choice: Bhangra & Bollywood

Friday, May 17, 7–11 PM

Don't miss the artiest party in Milwaukee every third Friday of the month with dancing, cocktails, DIY, quirky tours, and activities that mesh night life with the art scene for a one-of-a-kind night out. 

May 17: Members' Choice: You pick the theme! 

Visit mam.org/afterdark

$14/$12 (in advance)
FREE for Members

Lakefront Festival of Art After Dark

Friday, June 21, 5–10 PM

Party under the glow of the Museum's wings, with live music, food carts, and a lakeside beer garden. Presented in partnership with Friends of Art. 

Admission: special time, special price.

Presented by: Northwestern Mutual
Sampling Sponsors: CiderBoys Hard Cider
Event Sponsors: OnMilwaukee MKE Lifestyle Magazine 88Nine Radio Milwaukee