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Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

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Not bad a museum for a smallish city - and FREE too!

The museum is a part of Madison Overture Center, sharing the same building. There are changing... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2019
AndrewFromMadison
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Madison, Wisconsin
I love the gift shop

Didn't have time to tour the museum but was able to stop in at one of my favorite gift... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2019
EnidBetty
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Largo, Florida
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This free museum offers exciting exhibits from emerging artists as well as influential works from those widely known. There's something for everyone to love with areas dedicated to children's connection to the art. On top of it all, MMoCA features a...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No matter what is being exhibited, we always make a beeline to MMoCA since it's presentation of artists and their works is so superb. You may think going in, Oh Well, but you'll find yourself spending an hour where you'd planned to spend minutes!

Date of experience: May 2019
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ErikaM3992, Public Relations Manager at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We appreciate you visiting and your great review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i went on the Sunday of memorial day weekend and stopped at the gift store prior to visiting the museum. I went through the museum and gift shop in about an hour. there was one installation in progress, so was closed off. looked like the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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ErikaM3992, Public Relations Manager at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to MMoCA! It is unfortunate that our main galleries were closed for a new exhibition installation. I hope you can return and enjoy artwork in that space, as well as the other three galleries.

Reviewed May 18, 2019

Don't miss the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Easy to do in a bustling college town with plenty of shiny attractions and temptations Here's what is attractive: 1. Curated exhibits. The roster of big name original art won't wow you but the exhibits are smartly...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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ErikaM3992, Public Relations Manager at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit! We are grateful you enjoyed your experience and hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed May 4, 2019

I have been to contemporary art museums elsewhere, and this one seemed pretty small. It didn't take long to go through the exhibits, but enjoyed what I saw. If you are passing through the area and have some time to spare, it is worth the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 14, 2019

The museum is a part of Madison Overture Center, sharing the same building. There are changing exhibits and more permanent displays in there. If you're visiting, definitely stop at this place and devote couple hours to the museum. After that, you can eat at the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

Meandered around hallways looking for MMOCA’s display of more than a hundred portraits and finally found said show by meandering through Nathaniel Mary Quinn’s display which was both compelling and intriguing. Plan to make ample time for viewing both. If anything gleaned from this visit...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

Didn't have time to tour the museum but was able to stop in at one of my favorite gift shops. There is something for everyone at this gift shop. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in when in the area, and for a free museum with 4 exhibits it was worth it. Staff was helpful, but one awkwardly asked for our zip code in an exhibit and at first we didn’t know she worked there so it seemed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ErikaM3992, Public Relations Manager at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Thank you for visiting! We received a grant in support of the "Joel Shapiro: The Bronzes" and it requires us to report where visitors to that exhibition are from, so we ask for home zip codes. I'm sorry it was awkward! Hope to see you...More

Reviewed November 19, 2018

We stopped in here for a brief thirty minutes to see a view exhibits. Seeing these exhibits for free was a bonus. There is an adjoining gift shop containing some unique gift ideas.

Date of experience: November 2018
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ErikaM3992, Public Relations Manager at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2018

Thanks for coming in! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed November 6, 2018

We didn’t have much time but enjoyed the various artwork we were able to view. Staff was friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
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ErikaM3992, Public Relations Manager at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

So glad you could come in! Hope to you can visit again. The exhibitions change every few months, so there is always something new to see.

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