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Our upcoming meetup will be an outdoor event held at The Biergarten at Olbrich Park. It’s a free event for the Madison area animation, motion, and design community. We ask that you attend only if you are vaccinated and agree to follow the venue’s COVID guidelines which you can read here.

NEW DATE: 9/9/21

Must be 21+ to attend.

What is Mad Motion?

Mad Motion is a Midwest animation event series based in Madison, Wisconsin. We host a meetup for the local animation & motion graphics community. Events are open to professionals and students in the creative industry. Come hang out!

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Steve Kovo

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Gavin Folgert

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Mad Motion Meetup #02 is being held at The Biergarten at Olbrich Park, Madison Wisconsin (click to view on Google Maps).

Parking is available at the Biergarten. Bike-sharing is available via BCycle which has a station outside the Biergarten. Do not drink and drive / ride.

From the west side & downtown Madison: Head down East Washington Ave towards First St. Turn Left onto First St, then make a right onto Atwood Ave. The Biergarten parking lot will be in the park on your right.

By bus: The Olbrich Biergarten is serviced by the 16 & 31. It is also close to the East Transfer Point which can be accessed from the west side / downtown via the 7 & 15, or from the east side via the 17 & 30.

Nothing! There is no admission fee for Mad Motion meetup events.

This is an outdoor event. And although we are unable to require proof of vaccination, we strongly recommend you do not attend if you are unvaccinated.

The venue where we’re holding our event is the Biergarten at Olbrich Park. The venue has their own set of rules and precautions which you can read here.

Please note the venue’s COVID response and precautions:

  • Staff wear masks at all times, social distance, and perform additional sanitizing.
  • Guests must maintain six feet from others not in their group.
  • Face masks are encouraged at all times when not eating and drinking and are required in the bathrooms.
  • Please stay home if you feel sick.

Mad Motion meetups are happy hour events. Food & drinks will be available for purchase at the venue. Must be 21+ to drink.

The meetup is designed for professionals and students in the creative industry to network, get to know each other, and hang out.

Mad Motion meetups are happy hour events hosted at venues that serve alcohol. You must be 21+ to attend.