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Baby’s First Museum

What MCM Has to Offer Our Youngest Members by Gabriella Gerhardt, Development Officer This summer, Madison Children’s Museum is thrilled to launch a new initiative to give free memberships to … Continue reading

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Small World

By Joyce Hemphill (Queen of Play) I was talking with a friend recently about the Museum’s new Get Small: Miniatures, Dolls & Houses from the Museum’s Collection exhibit. She herself was … Continue reading

November 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Welcome! From the Queen of Play

Hello! This is Joyce Hemphill and I will be a regular guest blogger for Madison Children’s Museum. Since 2001, I have been an active part of the museum’s community of supporters … Continue reading

June 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Behind the Scenes of MCM; Our Commitment to Access for Everyone

By Deborah Gilpin MCM president and CEO “I support MCM because I believe the museum isn’t just nice to have in our community, it is necessary. The future of our community … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Samuel’s year of growth: an Access Member story

By Gabriella Gerhardt, Membership Manager Photos by Patrick Gerhardt When Sara and Kevin welcomed baby Samuel, their first-born, family and fellow parents had lots of advice: Many recommended visiting Madison Children’s … Continue reading

April 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

A letter from our neighbors at the YWCA

Nancy Wreen Bauch reflects on the history between Madison Children’s Museum and YWCA

April 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Farewell Funkyard Sale

Over one hundred thousand people have enjoyed playing in this unique playground over the last two years.

November 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Eleven-Year-Old Brings Farmyard Friends to Museum for Gallery Night

Catch Farmyard Friends at Madison Children’s Museum October 2 through January 2016

September 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

An Art-filled Summer

Six new programs that will help get the creative juices flowing

June 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

You Should Get Out More!

By Iris Othrow Retired Madison-area teacher  As a teacher with thirty years of experience, I firmly believe that one of the most valuable things you can do for your students … Continue reading

June 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

SummerPalooza is Back!

SummerPalooza, the third annual fun-filled festival on the Square, kicks off summer in Madison on Saturday, June 13. Hosted by Madison Children’s Museum and Rotary Club of Madison, SummerPalooza showcases … Continue reading

June 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

STRUT! on the Square

By Corinne Burgermeister Communication Coordinator Madison Children’s Museum, the UW-Madison Arts Institute and the UW Design Studies Department are collaborating to bring a day of art, music and community to … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

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