Wisconsin Federation of Museums

Wisconsin Museums Week

wisconsin museum week

"Museum Collections Make Connections" is the focus of
Wisconsin Museums Week and International Museum Day

For the 10th consecutive year the Wisconsin Federation of Museums is sponsoring Wisconsin Museums Week, May 11-17, in conjunction with International Museum Day on May 18. This exciting week long celebration focuses on the hard work and positive impact museums have on our communities.

To commemorate this week, museums throughout the state will host special events, contests, exhibits, workshops and offer free or reduced admission. Please see the activity guide below for a complete listing of Wisconsin Museums Week events and promotions.

About International Museum Day

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) created International Museum Day in 1977 to encourage awareness about the importance of museums in the development of society. In recent years, the popularity of this international event has been confirmed with participants from nearly 30,000 museums in more than 120 countries.


While the deadline to submit activities for Wisconsin Museums Week 2014 has past, you may still submit the following information to info@wisconsinmuseums.org and WFM will do it's best to include your event or promotion in all advertisements and on the website:

2014 Wisconsin Museums Week's Participants

2014 Wisconsin Museums Week Poster

Poster Designed by Tony Cooke