Meet old and new friends at some of Madison’s most festive nights of the year. MMoCA Nights offer something for everyone, including unique opportunities to relax on the rooftop, spirited entertainment, and engaging visual art programs.
Photo: © Maurice Thaler.
Save the date for three upcoming MMoCA Nights celebrations. MMoCA Nights are held in conjunction with exhibition openings, film screenings, and other special events. The evenings feature live music, complimentary seasonal hors d’oeuvres from Fresco, a cash bar, and engaging visual art programs. The evenings are always free for MMoCA members, $10 for non-members.
Friday, June 7 • 6–9 PM
Gather at MMoCA on the first Friday in June to kick off the museum’s summer season. Enjoy an opening celebration for three new exhibitions: I Dream Too Much: The Paintings of Leslie Smith III; Focal Points: American Photography Since 1950; and Los Grandes del Arte Moderno Mexicano. Attend a gallery talk with Leslie Smith at 6:30 pm, take advantage of an additional 10% discount in the Museum Store throughout the evening, and take in the evening sun on MMoCA’s rooftop. Live music from Combustible Trio and seasonal refreshments from Fresco will be offered in the sculpture garden.
Friday, August 23 • 6–9 PM
Imagine yourself south-of-the-border and join MMoCA for a festive celebration for Los Grandes del Arte Moderno Mexicano, the museum’s year-long exhibition of Mexican Modernist prints and paintings. At 6:30 pm, a gallery talk by curator Richard Axsom will identify Mexico’s place within the modernism movement of the early twentieth century. Linger in the sculpture gardenfor live music, complimentary Latin-themed hors d’ouevres from Fresco, a cash bar, and an additional 10% discount at the Museum Store.
MMoCA Nights are sponsored by Newcomb Construction Company; The Alexander Company; and BMO Harris Bank; with additional support from Fresco and media support from Isthmus|TheDailyPage.com.