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Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

227 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2214
+1 608-257-0158
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Wedding of a Lifetime!!

My husband and I had our wedding here. Bob and his staff did an incredible job helping us get... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
amezcua67
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Madison, Wisconsin
Small but good exhibits

This museum has had a number of excellent exhibits. It is free to the public, the building is... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Bobbi1234
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Housed in a soaring, Cesar Pelli designed building on State Street, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art provides free exhibitions and education programs that engage people in modern and contemporary art. The four galleries offer changing exhibitions that feature established and emerging artists. The Rooftop Sculpture Garden provides an urban oasis with an incredible view.
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  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

My husband and I had our wedding here. Bob and his staff did an incredible job helping us get organized and always available to answer questions as well as making recommendations based on prior weddings held there. Also when in providing us a space to...More

Thank amezcua67
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This museum has had a number of excellent exhibits. It is free to the public, the building is lovely. Well worth a visit when you are in Madison

Thank Bobbi1234
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We only had a short time to spend in Madison and enjoyed spending an hour strolling through this museum. They had some good little activities to engage children in at least 2 of the rooms and a warning of inappropriate content for children for one...More

Thank Leanne B
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The exhibit I viewed with my children was well done, but only one of the three exhibits shown were appropriate for children...which is fine during the school year, but you would think when families are spending time together there would be exhibits they could all...More

Thank Sheri S
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I've stopped in several times and perused MMCA's yawn-inducing displays of whatever garbage they've thrown together. It's like going to a craft stand most of the time, with bad landscapes or cheap traveling exhibits. I can't believe this passes as contemporary, because I've never once...More

1  Thank ArchaeoFiero
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I didn't have enough time to truly appreciate the entire museum, but I liked much of what I saw, both architecturally and the art on display. Staff members are friendly and helpful. The quality of the art varies, but some of it is quite good...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Claire Stigliani: Half-Sick of Shadows was on exhibit and we all loved it. We are all very different in age and views but were all able to find something me liked. The museum is well set up. The only downside is several people walked through...More

Thank Felicia G
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We happened in for all the first Friday options at MMoCA. Drinks on the rooftop before the artist talk by Claire Stigliani. Her work and her words were an inspiration. Accessible and thought provoking. Must see MMoCA!

1  Thank William D
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Most of this museum is shut right now except for the exhibit above. It was incredible, really next level art.

1  Thank coastwanderer
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I love MMoCA! They are a treasure to have here in Madison and they always choose the most interesting artists and exhibits! The shop in the museum is wonderful!

2  Thank holeinone44
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