SOLD OUT: Mess Night at the Museum: The Enemy at Home

May 5, 2016


The Wisconsin Veterans Museum's new quarterly dinner lecture event. Every Mess Night at the Museum will feature a new speaker, topic, dinner, drinks (alcoholic drinks available at a cash bar), and time to socialize before and after the talk. Registration is required. Join us as we transform this historic naval tradition into our own.


Join Cora Lee Kluge, Co-Director of the Max Kade Institute for German-American Studies, as she explores both the illiberalism and intolerance experienced by German Americans in the World War I era (especially in Wisconsin), and also their thoughts about and reactions to the hostile environment in which they found themselves.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Fee (Includes dinner): $22 (Members) $30 (Non-Members)

Advance registration is required with payment due at the time of registration. Cancellations for refunds must be requested no later than two weeks prior to the event. Please note any dietary restrictions in the comment box during registration. Registration/Cancellation deadline: Thursday, April 28, 2016.

For more information please contact Erin Hoag, Education Specialist, at 608-264-7663, or email

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Gallery Night at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum

May 6, 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016 at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum

FREE admission and open to the public - 5 PM - 9 PM

Join us the evening of May 6, from 5-9 PM as we participate in Madison's Gallery Night presented by the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Explore the museum and make sure to check out our exhibit WAR : RAW Healing Military Trauma Through Expressive Art for the last time during Gallery Night. WAR: RAW is open to the public until May 8, 2016.

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The Art of Persuasion: Mobilizing the Masses in World War I Exhibit Opening

May 26, 2016
Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum


Join us for an exclusive members reception and opening of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum's exhibit in honor of the WWI Centennial:


Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

RSVP below or contact Eileen Newcomer, Membership and Annual Gifts Director, at 608.261.0536 or at

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12th Annual Golf Outing

July 11, 2016

12th Annual Golf Outing 

Location The Oaks Golf Course

Date:  Monday, July 11, 2016

The 12th annual Wisconsin Veterans Museum golf outing, is scheduled for Monday, July 11, 2016. The event will take place at the beautiful course at The Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove.

The fee for individual golfers is $95 before June 10th and $125.00 after June 10th.  Price includes green fees, cart with GPS, range balls, tee gifts, lunch and a heavy hors d' eourves reception following golf.  Register online by clicking here or download a pdf version of the registration form below.

WE NEED YOUR HELP!  We currently are seeking sponsors and prize drawing donations.  View the downloadable form below for information.  If you are interested, contact Eileen Newcomer at or (608)261-0536. Sign-up online by clicking here

 All proceeds from this event support educational programs and exhibits at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum.

Schedule of Events

9:00am-10:45am Registration, Practice and Box Lunch
10:45am-11:00am Opening Ceremony; Rules
11:00am Tee-Time!
3:45pm-4:15pm Putting Contest
4:15pm-5:30pm Reception; Awards Presentation; Prize Drawing Winner
Final Event Ball Toss

If you have questions about this event, please call (608)261-0536.

Hope to see you at The Oaks on Monday, July 11, 2016!

Thank you sponsors!  Edgewood College Military & Veterans Services, Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, KwikTrip, Inc., Wegner CPAs, Bo and Kelly Ryan, Ho-Chunk Nation, The Madison Concourse Hotel, Wal-Mart Distribution Center, The Legend at Brandybrook, The Boldt Company, J.H. Findorff & Son, Inc., Wisconsin Public Television, IBEW Local Union 159, Holiday Inn Madison at The American Center, Wilde East Towne Honda, Precision Dose, Inc., WPS Health Insurance, American Players Theatre, and Wines for Humanity.

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