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Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

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After a distinguished 105-year history in borrowed and refurbished spaces, the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art opened to the public on April 23, 2006, in a new facility within Overture Center for the Arts.

Designed by world-renowned architect Cesar Pelli, the museum's exhilarating facility offers 51,500 square feet of space for the study, presentation, and conservation of modern and contemporary art, as well as a 7,100-square-foot rooftop sculpture garden. Public amenities include spacious galleries, a 230-seat lecture hall, a children's classroom, a new-media gallery, and a study center for drawings, prints, and photographs.

Like the rest of Overture Center, the facility was made possible by the extraordinary generosity of W. Jerome Frautschi, a long-time friend of the museum.

The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is a nonprofit, independent organization that exists to exhibit, collect, preserve, and interpret modern and contemporary art.

MMoCA serves the art life of the community by creating opportunities for direct experience with works of art, by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas about art, and by offering programs to enhance the appreciation and understanding of art.

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Hours of Operation:
Tue12:00 PM5:00 PM
Wed12:00 PM5:00 PM
Thr12:00 PM5:00 PM
Fri12:00 PM8:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM8:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM5:00 PM
Notes: Madison Museum of Contemporary Art will be closed: Monday, December 24 (Museum Store will be open) Tuesday, December 25 Monday, December 31 Tuesday, January 1


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