The canvas is waiting Artists and educators weigh in on how to improve Madison’s public art by Chelsey Dequaine
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Madison artist Kelly Parks Snider sees potential locations for public art everywhere in Madison. “I’m just driving through town, and I think, ‘There should ...read more →
Visual art is rarely an active medium; works sit on pedestals or hang on walls to be observed, not witnessed. Creation so often happens ...read more →
Faisal Abdu’Allah, a UW-Madison associate professor of art and Creative Arts Community faculty director, spoke Tuesday night about the representation of transformation, identity and ...read more →
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From the day Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald were announced as the artists charged with painting former President Barack Obama and First lady Michelle ...read more →
Across many disciplines, artists at UW learn their craft, hone intents, form communities by Henry Solotaroff-Webber
Students work to create pieces that represent themselves and the changes they want to see Though the University of Wisconsin is known as a ...read more →
Perhaps the best way to experience Anne Marie Karlsen’s art is to ride the Red Line Subway to the North Hollywood station ...read more →
Madison has a pair of world-class art museums, along with a smattering of smaller galleries that are able to land shows from international talents. ...read more →
Remember that broken necklace at the bottom of your jewelry box? Those obsolete silver cufflinks in the back of a drawer? The tacky, hand-me-down ...read more →
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
- It saves you money to complete your degree in four years with two Summer Terms, rather than taking a fifth year.
- Lighten your load now and gain more time for internships or other opportunities down the line.
- Not on campus? No problem, enroll in online courses and get an outstanding UW–Madison experience earning credits wherever you happen to be.
February 23 - March 2 Reception: Wednesday, February 28, 6-8p Location: Gallery 7, Humanities Building 7th Floor, 455 N Park St, Madison WI
March 2-9 Reception: Thursday, March 8, 6-8p Location: Art Lofts Gallery, 111 N Frances St, Madison WI
R E A C H: Points of Impact / Invisible Mountains, MA Exhibitions by Carissa Heinrichs and Anders Zanichkowsky
February 25 - March 1 Gallery Talks: Sunday, February 25, 4-5p Reception: Wednesday, February 28, 6-8p Location: Art Lofts Gallery, 111 N Frances St, Madison WI RSVP on...
Tour the UW-Madison Art Department
We’re glad that you’re considering UW–Madison to pursue your art education! Tours occur Tuesday, Thursday, 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:
#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.