Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

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About Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to present its stunning architectural spaces for wedding ceremonies, receptions, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, and other private event rentals. Our sophisticated spaces provide the ideal spot for couples to express their creativity, originality and style.

MMoCA’s Weddings Package includes all museum fees, including security staffing, custodial fees, and vendor load-in/load-out assistance. Couples are welcome to use the Rooftop Sculpture Garden, Lobby, and Lecture Hall as weather and event needs dictate.

The MMoCA Rooftop Sculpture Garden offers clients the opportunity to host private, outdoor events three stories above the busy State Street pedestrian mall, featuring bird’s eye views of Madison’s vibrant downtown, colorful plantings, and large-scale outdoor sculptures. The museum’s lobby provides a prominent setting for cocktail hours and receptions, boasting black granite floors, a dramatic glass staircase, and high visibility to the sidewalk and surroundings. Located adjacent to the lobby, a 230-seat lecture hall offers couples a warm, dry space to use for wedding ceremonies during cooler months or in case of inclement weather.

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13 Reviews for Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.7
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    Amanda Bush · Married on 06/22/2019

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    Absolutely Amazing!

    I cannot even begin to describe how amazing the entire staff at MMoCA is! Kelli, the event manager, one of the nicest, hardest working people there is. She worked so hard with my wedding planner to give us the most amazing day! Their whole team was incredibly accommodating and super flexible. We had thunderstorm threats and everyone was ready with 4-5 different back-up plans to give us the most perfect day I could have imagined! We also rented out Fresco for our dinner and all of our guests raved about the food! The chef is amazing!!! I could go on for days about how easy they were to work with. 100% would recommend this location to anyone looking for a downtown Madison venue!

    Sent on 06/26/2019
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    Jenny · Married on 10/02/2018

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    My husband and I could not be happier with our experience having our ceremony at the Museum of Contemporary Art! While we were lucky enough to have good weather and utilize the rooftop, the indoor backup option is also very nice and made things way less stressful as rain began to appear on the radar the week of the wedding. The staff was incredibly responsive, and answered all of our questions. Overall, it was a very easy planning experience and we are thrilled about how everything turned out.

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    Kira · Married on 09/15/2018

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    Everything was amazing! Communication was good to great throughout the planning process between Bob of MMoCA, Ali the event coordinator at Fresco, and our vendors when necessary. Pricing is extremely reasonable for what you are getting - the biggest cost is exclusive catering through Fresco, however, the presentation and coordination of the food and drink that they provide is well worth it. Our set up was a little crazy but the team rolled with the punches and made it feel easy for my husband and me, which was such a gift. Everyone in attendance said it was the best wedding, venue, and food selection they had ever been to. The evening ran smoothly and was nicely coordinated without us having to worry about our timeline. The bartenders did a great job keeping up with the pace, recommending drinks, and keeping up with the pace of the evening. Ali made everything run so seamlessly and the transitions were flawless. I could not be happier we had the opportunity to work with her and this venue.

    Sent on 10/02/2018

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Madison Museum of Contemporary Art FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 1,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,250.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 750.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Clean Up, Set Up
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 5.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s)
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • Describe your venue: Art Gallery, Garden, Museum, Rooftop
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Catering Services, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Server(s), Stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Aisle Runners, Audio Equipment, Chairs, Furniture, Photo booth, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? May, June, July, August, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, November, December

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