Smart Sounds, Alt Music, Mad Scenes
Discover how music recorded, produced and played in Madison in the ‘80s and ‘90s influenced the national music scene. Check out authentic artifacts from Smart Studios, where bands like Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins and Madison’s own Garbage recorded. Experience Madison’s legendary music venues through, posters and objects, and take a look inside WORT, Madison’s community radio station, which broadcast this music and helped launch it to the nation.
Starts: June 19, 2012
Ends: September 15, 2012
Ticket Information: Suggested donation: $4/adult, $3/child, $10/family
Location of this event
Wisconsin Historical Museum
30 N. Carroll St.
Madison, WI 53703
Accessibility: All four floors are wheelchair accessible.
Web site: www.wisconsinhistory.org/museum
Description:The Museum is normally open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Three floors of permanent exhibits document Wisconsin Indian life from prehistoric times to the present day, the history of Wisconsin agriculture, environment, industry, tourism, political history, and Wisconsin's settlement by European immigrants. Changing exhibit galleries provide venues for the exploration of a variety of other themes in Wisconsin history.