Take a 720° virtual tour of the Art Department


View HumanitiesView the Art Lofts

Take a 720° virtual tour of the Art Department


View HumanitiesView the Art Lofts

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Summer 2018 enrollment opens April 2!

Summer 2018 enrollment opens April 2!

The first session begins May 21, many courses are open to beginners, non-art majors and special students.

Online courses are available, learn wherever you happen to be.

Top Reasons to Attend Summer Term

  1. It saves you money to complete your degree in four years with two Summer Terms, rather than taking a fifth year.
  2. Lighten your load now and gain more time for internships or other opportunities down the line.
  3. Not on campus? No problem, enroll in online courses and get an outstanding UW–Madison experience earning credits wherever you happen to be.

Plan your summer now!


Photography and Graphic Design Finalist Presentations

The Art Department is pleased to be in the exciting process of hiring new Professors in Photography and Graphic Design. The public presentations begun last week with Jason Reblano and Yeohyun Ahn but you still have the opportunity to hear five more artists and...

Tour the UW-Madison Art Department

We’re glad that you’re considering UW–Madison to pursue your art education! Tours occur Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons during the Spring semester and include viewings of both the Humanities and Art Lofts buildings. All tours leave at 1pm sharp from the Art Office Room 6241, 6th Floor Humanities Building, 455 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706 and are approximately 1 1/2 hours. To schedule a tour of our department please complete and submit the following form:

Arts at UW

Did you know?

The UW-Madison Art Department is nationally ranked:

#1 Printmaking

#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.