VISALIA – Artists draw from a variety of places for inspiration, including other artists. That is why Arts Visalia chooses to occasionally feature artists ...read more →
Existential threat: Uprooted examines the impact of climate change on Wisconsin plants by Michael Muckian
“Our ability to perceive quality in nature begins, as in art, with the pretty,” Wisconsin conservationist Aldo Leopold wrote in A Sand County Almanac, his ...read more →
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)— A new art installation on State Street on Tuesday, and it’s has been nearly three years in the making. The art installation ...read more →
The Multi-Talented Taylor Wright Rushing, Artist-In-Residence at The Bubbler by Keith Bradley-Hewitt
Taylor Wright Rushing, a Masters of Fine Arts student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is an artist of many talents. From March to April, ...read more →
In an effort to re-imagine hidden and secondary doors on State Street and in downtown, the Central Business Improvement District and the city of ...read more →
MADISON, Wis. – On Monday, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Class of 2019 unveiled its gift of a sculpture that pays homage to women who attended UW. Called ...read more →
The new exhibit “Tyanna Buie: After Image Exhibition” represents a culmination of the artist’s multi-year excavation of her childhood through a handful ...read more →
Thirty-two members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been awarded 2019-20 faculty fellowships. The awardees span the four divisions — arts and humanities, ...read more →
For Immediate Release – May 2, 2019 The Chazen Museum of Art and the UW–Madison Art Department are pleased to announce the first recipients ...read more →
Six artists have been chosen for consideration for public art at the new Pinney Branch Library, now tentatively scheduled to open in spring 2020 ...read more →
Nicholas Jackson considers himself a storyteller — he once spent five years filming a movie about zombie crime fighters. Now, at 33, he’s the ...read more →
UW–Madison Summer classes begin May 20, the Art Department offers more than 30 courses, many open to beginners, non-art majors, and special students.
Plus, summer term offers:
- Scholarships and financial support
Earn a “Summer Housing Boost” scholarship up to $1,500 to help cover the cost of housing. We also offer assistance in finding on-campus jobs.
- Online and in-person classes
Whether you want to spend the summer in Madison or somewhere else, with online courses earn credit wherever you happen to be.
- Lower- and upper-division classes
Undergraduate and graduate students alike will find course options that suit their level of study.
April 22 - May 15 Reception: Friday, May 3, 6-8pm Location: Backspace Gallery, Art Lofts, 111 N Frances St, Madison, WI Follow the cat paws to find the gallery. Scapelands, by visiting artist Cara Jaye from Washington state, is currently on view at last exhibition of...
May 1 - July 31 Opening Reception: Friday, May 3, 5-6pm Location: Kohler Art Library, 160 Elvehjem Building, 800 University Ave, Madison, WI Productive Bodies explores transgender identity in relation to questions of visualization as violence, technology in relation...
The League of Unapologetic Printmakers presents The Fourth Edition: Bailiwick featuring The Polly Pockets
Thursday, May 2 @ 5-8pm Artists: Noah Laroia-Nguyen, Dominic Twitty, Emma Rose VanDell, Olivia Wieland, Zack Winkator, Amanda Wright, Michelle Wright, and Junming Yang Location: Bos Meadery, 849 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI Come join our advanced printmaking class in...
Arts at UW
Did you know?
The UW-Madison Art Department is nationally ranked:
#15 Overall Fine Arts Program
Source: U.S. News & World Report
The University of Wisconsin-Madison ART DEPARTMENT is committed to teaching art in the context of a major research university and a vibrant intellectual community. Offering the following degrees: B.S., B.F.A., M.A., & M.F.A. in Studio Art, B.S. in Art Education, and Certificate in Studio Art.
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