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Wearing traditional Native clothing, artist Wendy Red Star is seated on a set modeled after a forest, with cardboard cut outs of woodland animals and fake plastic plants.

The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is an independent organization that exhibits, collects, and preserves modern and contemporary art to provide transformative experiences that educate, reflect, and inspire us as individuals and a community.

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MMoCA’s educational team and its community partners provide diverse, admission-free programming for adults, teens, and children throughout the year.

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Reflect

Fostering the exchange of ideas and creating inspiring experiences are at the core of MMoCA’s exhibitions and educational programs.

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Cindy Wright, Young Woman in London, 2007. Oil on canvas, 63 x 55 1/2 inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Museum purchase, through an anonymous donor.Explore Art and Exhibitions

Inspire

The Museum provides thought-provoking exhibitions that encourage visitors to be challenged by, reflect on, and make connections between art and the world around them.

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Current Exhibitions

older person wearing a floral print button-up shirt, resting their arm against a surface, in a leafy, vegetal, floral setting

Home

July 30, 2022 – February 19, 2023

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triptych of jacquard tapestries, each showing a person standing

Faisal Abdu’Allah: Dark Matter

September 17, 2022 – April 2, 2023

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Artist Faisal Abdu'Allah standing in front of his counter-monument modeled after him

Faisal Abdu’Allah: Blu³eprint

September 23, 2022 – April 2, 2023

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Acrylic painting resembling the torso of possibly a woman, rendered in geometric or abstract fashion. Her forearms are cut off and she has a single thigh. Vertical and horizontal strokes are visible. The figure has a broad chest and shoulder.

Christina Ramberg: Vertical Amnesia

March 2, 2023 – July 16, 2023

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an MMoCA member enjoying an exhibition celebration
Photo by Sharon Vanorny.

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Karl Wirsum, Fire Lady or Monk’s Key Broad, 1969. Acrylic on canvas, 48 x 35 3/4 inches. The Bill McClain Collection of Chicago Imagism, Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.

The Permanent Collection

The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is an independent organization that exhibits, collects, and preserves modern and contemporary art to provide transformative experiences that educate, reflect, and inspire us as individuals and a community.