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In Memoriam: Sam Gilliam (1933–2022)

Sep 20 2022

Kind. Generous. Silly. Surprising. All words that Bruce Crownover, MMoCA’s Installations and Facilities Associate, uses to describe artist Sam Gilliam, whom Crownover knew as a…

MMoCA Presents “Home”–an Exhibition That Explores the Tenuous and Elusive Concept of Home

Jul 27 2022

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) presents “Home,” a multi-media exhibition that creates conversations around concepts often tied to the sense of home—memory, comfort, loss, displacement, and reclamation.

Rooftop Cinema Returns to MMoCA’s Rooftop Sculpture Garden

Jul 15 2022

Photo by Sharon Vanorny. Rooftop Cinema Returns to the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art’s Rooftop Sculpture Garden Press Release MADISON, WI– Rooftop Cinema , Madison…

MMoCA’s Annual Art Fair on the Square Returns July 9–10, 2022

Jul 05 2022

The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) will host the 64th annual Art Fair on the Square around the city’s Capitol Square, returning to its traditional summer weekend July 9–10, 2022. The Art Fair showcases the work of nearly 500 artists in 485 booths, featuring everything from grand sculptures to delicate contemporary jewelry, handmade furniture, inspired ceramics, and vibrant works for the wall.

Watch Mel Chin’s Lecture Online

Mar 23 2022

If you were unable to join us last week for the annual Stephen Fleischman Lectureship with conceptual artist and MacArthur Fellow Mel Chin, you can…

Façade of a Madison Home Slated for Demolition Will Be Transformed into an Art Object–and an Illustration Toward a Lead-Free Future–for an Upcoming MMoCA Exhibition

Mar 02 2022

Mel Chin, Safehouse, 2008-10. Archival photograph, 13 x 19 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Mel Chin’s Safehouse Door Press Release MADISON, WI – An unoccupied…

Selected Artists for “Ain’t I A Woman?”

Jan 19 2022

Photo by Jordan King. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kjRHA2FsDw Anika Kowalik Anika Kowalik bore roots in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and completed a BFA in Printmaking at Milwaukee Institute of Art…

The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art Launches Mel Chin’s Interactive Fundred Project in the Shop

Jan 18 2022

Tables with banker’s lamps are set up for visitors to create Fundreds at The Shop at MMoCA. Photo courtesy of MMoCA. MMoCA Launches Mel Chin’s…

MMoCA Receives a Grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for Upcoming Faisal Abdu’Allah Exhibition

Jan 12 2022

Faisal Abdu’Allah, The Duppy Conqueror (triptych) , 2017. Jacquard tapestries, 117 x 60 inches, each. Courtesy of the Artist. Andy Warhol Foundation Grant for DARK…

MMoCA Presents “Santiago Cucullu: You still make me tremble”

Nov 17 2021

Santiago Cucullu, Behind mountains, more mountains, 2021. Watercolor and acrylic on canvas, 10 x 8 inches. Courtesy of the artist, The Alice Wilds, and Galleria…