Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

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MMoCA glass facade "icon".
MMoCA—Madison Museum of Contemporary Art at the Overture Center for the Arts.

The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art — MMoCA, formerly known as the Madison Art Center, is an art museum located in Madison, Wisconsin. A three-story glass facade "icon" on the corner of State and Henry Streets serves as the museum's main staircase, as well as its architectural landmark.

Features[edit]

MMoCA has three components:

  • The multi-wing main museum is at the Overture Center for the Arts. Two large galleries frequently display touring exhibits and local works in the MMoCA collections.
  • The Henry Street Gallery showcases a rotating selection from the Museum's collections.
  • The theater showing member patron-selected art films, and open to the public.

Other museum highlights at the Overture Center for the Arts include a rooftop terrace, the Fresco restaurant, and a museum store.

Admission and funding[edit]

MMoCA glass facade.

MMoCA is free to the public. The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art obtains most of its funding from museum memberships, the annual Art Fair on the Square, and also private gifts and donations to the collection.

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