Wisconsin Veterans Museum | Events

The museum sponsors events and programs throughout the year, most of which are free. Please check this page regularly for updates.

Did you miss a program at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum? Visit our YouTube and Vimeo channels to watch our award-winning programs or find links to select past events here.

Now Open - WAR : RAW Healing Military Trauma Through Expressive Art

Date: June 5, 2015 - April 24, 2016
Location: The Wisconsin Veterans Museum, 30 West Mifflin Street
City: Madison



11th Annual Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation Golf Outing

Date: July 13, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: The Oaks Golf Course - 4740 Pierceville Road
City: Cottage Grove


The Wisconsin Veterans Museum Foundation's 11th annual golf outing will be a four-person scramble featuring prizes for holes-in-one, a putting contest, a golf ball toss and a prize drawing. Lunch and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be serverd, and attendees will have an an opportunity to mingle with the state's military and veteran leaders.

Sponsorship opportunities and golfer registration for the event are still available.

Proceeds from this event will further the Wisconsin Veterans Museum's mission to bring the history of Wisconsin veterans to the public through its programs, award-winning exhibits, and collections.

THE RETURN TO CAMP RANDALL - Civil War Encampment & Monument Dedication

Date: July 18, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location: Camp Randall Memorial Park - 132 N. Randall Ave.
City: Madison


On Saturday, July 18, 2015, the grounds of Camp Randall will once again be filled with soldiers in blue, as we commemorate the end of the Civil War and dedicate a new memorial to honor Wisconsin's role in the Civil War.

Join us for The Return to Camp Randall Civil War Encampment and Monument Dedication.  This one day event will include the unveiling of a new monument installed on the grounds of Camp Randall, a 1st Brigade Band Concert, a Military Review of the troops and living historians portraying returning Union veterans.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Commemorative Ceremony & Unveiling of the Monument

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Civil War Encampment and Activities

The Wisconsin Veterans Museum is an educational activity of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs.