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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

Celebrating our Youngest Visitors

As part of the national Week of the Young Child, celebrated across the country, we would like to honor young children and all those who make a difference in children’s lives. Week … Continue reading

April 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Next Generation of Chefs and Journalists Talk Edible Bugs

At the recent Adult Swim: Sustainability Sideshow, Wisconsin State Journal reporter Samara Kalk Derby arranged to attend the event so that she could interview Chef David Heide of Liliana’s about … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

1,000,000th Visitor About to Enter MCM this weekend

By Jonathan Zarov Marketing Director Madison Children’s Museum is poised to serve our millionth visitor since opening our doors at 100 N. Hamilton St. over four years ago. Big prizes and hoopla … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Edible Insects: From Fish Bait to Protein Shakes

For many in the Western culture, just the thought of eating insects might make someone feel sick. But we would like you to reconsider. Insects have proven to be an incredibly valuable … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mindful Moments: A Mindfulness program for children

By Heather Davis Early Learning Manager Greetings MCM families and friends, Have you recently heard the word “mindfulness?” Mindfulness is a practice that helps us reconnect with ourselves. Many might think … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

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