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Date of Release: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
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Katie Kazan, Director of Public Information
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Wig Out at MMoCA

Wig Out at MMoCA
Friday, November 2  •  5:30-8 pm

MADISON, WI -- In honor of its current exhibitions, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art presents a special Hairy Who edition of First Fridays at MMoCA from 5:30 to 8 pm on November 2. The event is free for MMoCA members and for anyone wearing a wig or faux facial hair; $5 admission for all others.
Activities include: 
 • The exhibitions Karl Wirsum: Winsome Works(some) and Hairy Who (and some others) in MMoCA's main galleries; 
 • A contest for the Biggest, Best, and Bluest wig, judged by the staff at Cha Cha Beauty + Barber (7 pm); 
 • The sounds of the 1960s and the Age of Aquarius in the lobby; 
 • Blue Moon beers for $2.50; 
 • 10% off Museum Store purchases (member discounts also apply).
Sports fans (and those struggling to understand sports fans) will want to attend a gallery talk by Dr. Carla Corroto. Dr. Corroto will discuss sports as a social phenomenon in conjunction with the exhibition Tim Laun: Sunday, September 20th, 1992 (6:30 pm).

First Fridays at MMoCA is sponsored by Newcomb Construction Company; M&I Bank; and J.P. Cullen & Sons, Inc., with media support provided by Isthmus Publishing Company Inc. Special support for the November 2 First Fridays is provided by Blue Moon Brewing Company.

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