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, May 16 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.

Members' Choice: Bhangra & Bollywood

Friday, May 17, 7–11 PM

Presented by Northwestern Mutual

Step right into a classic Bollywood film, with lively music, lots of energy, and plenty of dancing. In May, we’re drawing inspiration from Indian pop culture, with a theme chosen by Museum Members. Hit the dance floor and groove to Bhangra music, sample South Asian dishes, get a henna tattoo, and so much more.

Get your tickets! 

Upcoming MAM After Dark Events

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.


Friday, August 16, 7–11 PM

Presented by Northwestern Mutual

If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere. Revel in the urban playground that inspired James Nares and the ’70s No Wave avant-garde scene.

Birthday Bash

Friday, September 20, 7–11 PM

Presented by Northwestern Mutual

Party in celebration of Robert Indiana’s and Mark di Suvero’s September birthdays with classic games and plenty of cake.

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