ADULT SWIM @ Madison Children’s Museum

Friday, 15 February 2013 | buzz


Adult Swim: Steampunk 2.0
Friday, March 1, 6-10 p.m.

It’s full steam ahead for our second annual Steampunk Adult Swim! Polish your goggles and wax that mustache, and join us for a night of grownup fun. Play Victorian parlor games, join the fashion-invention showcase, and have your cards read in our rooftop Tea Room.

No, we don’t have a swimming pool, but we honor the time-honored “adult swim” tradition at public pools as we kick the kids out so adults can have the museum to themselves. It’s a great event to attend as an alternative holiday party for small businesses, or with friends or family! Beer, cider, and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Climb the Hodgepodge Mahal, drive the Punch Buggy, and take in the work of more than 120 local artists who contributed pieces to the new museum!
This edition of Adult Swim is welcomed by WORT 89.9 FM.

New! Get yourself ready for Adult Swim at our Adult Workshops:
Steampunk 101: Tuesday Feb 19, 6-8 pm

Not sure what Steampunk is and want to find out more? Join us for a workshop for grownups to learn about the Steampunk movement. We’ll upcycle recycled materials and thrift store finds into some simple costumes and accessories as well as make a journal to keep all your great Steampunk ideas in one place. Join MCM staff and guest presenter Laurie Rossbach in this hands-on class to get your steam on for the 2nd Annual Steampunk Adult Swim on March 1.
Steampunk 201: Tuesday Feb 26, 6-8 pm

Take your Steam to the next level with this class. In this session you can bring in items you are already working on as well as learn some advanced techniques for making hats and accessories. Join Laurie Rossbach and MCM staff for this craftacular night of steampunkifying in advance of the 2nd Annual Steampunk Adult Swim on March 1.

Workshops take place at Madison Children’s Museum.
Workshop Registration: Call 256-6445, ext. 156 or email

Sandra Bonnici Hoecherl from the Madison Children’s Museum joins the Buzz to talk about the upcoming Adult Swim at the Children’s Museum.

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