Holiday Family Discoveries

 
***Please note, events and activities are subject to change or cancellation. Please call ahead of your arrival.***

Native American Heritage Month

Now thru November 30
Milwaukee Public Museum
414.278.2728 | mpm.edu
Milwaukee Public Museum and Potawatomi Hotel and Casino are celebrating Native American Heritage Month with special programming and free admission for Wisconsin tribal members all month long.


 

Kohl’s Thank You Thursdays

Thu, November 3 & December 1 10am to 5pm
Milwaukee Public Museum
414.278.2728 | mpm.edu
Explore history, geography, culture and more with your family. Receive free access to the permanent exhibits of MPM, thanks to Kohl’s.


 

Community Access Days

Thu, November 17 & December 15 12pm to 8pm
Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
414.390.5437 | bbcmkids.org
Kids can roam the exhibits throughout this interactive museum and discover the wonders of science in motion, railways and technology. Tickets are limited and offered on a first come, first served basis.


 

Play Date with Art: Terrific Towers

Fri, December 9 | 10am to 12pm
Milwaukee Art Museum
414.224.3200 | mam.org
It’s never too early to learn to love art! Construct a tower-like sculpture from modeling clay and other materials, then join in a singalong at 10:30am and 11:15am.


 

Story Time in the Galleries

Every Sat | 10:30am
Milwaukee Art Museum
414.224.3200 | mam.org
Listen to a story that coincides with one of the artworks, then create your own drawing inspired by your experience. Closed on Christmas Eve.


 

Drop-In Art Making: Kohl’s Art Studio

Every Sat & Sun | 10am
Milwaukee Art Museum
414.224.3200 | mam.org
Drop in for family art-making activities inspired by the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


 

MPM Planetarium: Wisconsin Stargazing

Ongoing | 10:15am & 2pm
Milwaukee Public Museum
414.278.2728 | mpm.edu
Take a live tour of the current Wisconsin night sky in this 22-minute guided Planetarium program. A lively astronomy educator will show you all of the current sights on a clear dome “sky,” such as planets, constellations, meteors and other fun celestial phenomena. The program includes a cosmic Q&A session and requests from the audience.


 

MPM Dome Theater: Turtle Odyssey

Now thru February 10 12:45pm & 4:30pm
Milwaukee Public Museum
414.278.2728 | mpm.edu
Follow the heartwarming story of one tiny sea turtle’s big adventure. Learn about the unique lifecycle of this Australian creature during this immersive film with narration by Russell Crowe.


 

MPM Dome Theater: Volcanoes

Now thru February 10 | 11am & 2:45pm
Milwaukee Public Museum
414.278.2728 | mpm.edu
For billions of years, volcanoes have helped create the world we know. With more than 500 active volcanoes, Earth is bursting at the seams with these forces of mass construction! You'll be on the edge of your seat as you discover molten worlds and exploding craters in this adrenaline-filled, immersive experience!