Events

Upcoming Events:

  • Wisconsin Science Festival
    November 2-5, 2017
    Wisconsin Science Museum
    211 N Carroll St, 6th Floor, Madison, WI 53703
  • Women in STEM Symposium
    TBD
    Wisconsin Science Museum
    211 N Carroll St, 6th Floor, Madison, WI 53703

Past Events:

2017

March for Science
April 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
James Madison Park
614 E Gorham St, Madison, WI 53703

Doors Open Madison!
April 23, 2017 at 11:00am – 4:00pm
Wisconsin Science Museum
211 N Carroll St, 6th Floor, Madison, WI 53703

IceCube Lecture – Dr. Francis Halzen
April 29, 2017 at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Wisconsin Science Museum
211 N Carroll St, 6th Floor, Madison, WI 53703

Gallery Night | MMoCA
May 5, 2017 at 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Wisconsin
 Science Museum
211 N Carroll St, Madison, WI 53703

Mini Maker Faire
May 13, 2017 at 10:00am – 5:00pm
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
1 John Nolen Dr, Madison, WI 53703

2016

Wearable Technology
June 23 – August 31, 2016
Madison Science Museum
211 N Carroll St, 6th Floor, Madison, WI 53703
An exhibition and public discussion platform of the future ideas in the field o wearable technology.

“Making Senses of Science” at SummerPalooza Festival
June 11, 2016
Madison Children’s Museum
100 N. Hamilton Street, Madison, WI 53703
Science projects at the Madison Science Museum table during Madison SummerPalooza Festival 2016! We will be making fun house mirror selfies, exploring how you can’t taste jelly belly jelly beans when you clamp your nose, guessing what is in a closed box and exploring high and low pitch while tuning a guitar.

Mini Maker’s Faire
May 14th, 2016
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
1 John Nolen Dr, Madison, WI 53703
Hands on experiment about chromatography, so come join us to learn and MAKE!

Science Expeditions
April 1-3, 2016
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
330 North Orchard Street, Madison, WI 53703
Hands on experiment simulating the Babcock Butterfat Test with Professor David Nelson. Learn more about Babcock and how this ingeniously simple experiment is done HERE.

2015

Community Celebration
December 3, 2015
Madison Science Museum
211 N Carroll St, 6th Floor, Madison, WI 53703
Celebration of the Museum’s opening and recognizing the many contributors who help make it possible.

“Fractal Dimensions: Art, Science, Beauty” – Poetry Reading
October 8, 2015
Gallery 211 – Madison College Downtown Room D011
211 North Carroll Street
Madison, WI
Poetry, chaos, math, science and art intersect when Robin Chapman reads her poems from the award-winning text, Images of a Complex World: The Art and Poetry of Chaos. Explanations and illustrations of fractals from text provided by physicist and UW professor Clint Sprott.

“Light in Art and Science” – Wednesday Nite at the Lab
July 29, 2015
Genetics/Biotechnology Center – UW Madison
425 Henry Mall, Madison, WI 53706
Our visiting artist from Boston, Floor van de Velde gave a Wednesday Nite @ the Lab presentation about her light installations at the museum. Watch it here! 

Migrations of Cranes – A Talk by George Archibald
July 14, 2015
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
330 Femrite Dr. Monona, WI 53716
A free public lecture by George Archibald, Co-founder & Senior Conservationist at the International Crane Foundation and visionary leader in international conservation efforts for four decades.