UW–Madison to host Porsha Olayiwola and Eve L. Ewing for Spring 2023 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts and the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) welcome Porsha Olayiwola and Eve L. Ewing as the spring 2023 Interdisciplinary Artists-in-Residence. An academic year-long partnership between the …

Artivism Student Action Program: Fall 2022 Recipients Named as Spring 2023 Applications Open

Applications for the spring 2023 semester of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts’ Artivism Student Action Program (ASAP) are now open. Available to UW–Madison students in any year or major of study, ASAP …

2023 Arts Business Competition Call for Submissions Now Open to All Full-Time UW–Madison Students

The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Arts Business Competition is currently accepting proposal submissions through Monday, March 6, 2023 until 5 p.m. CST. The competition was created in 2009 to encourage UW–Madison students to develop and present a thorough proposal for …

UW–Madison welcomes glass weaver and sculptural artist Machiko Ito as the Fall 2022 International Visiting Artist

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts welcomes Machiko Ito to campus November 29–December 3, 2022 through the International Visiting Artist Program. A collaboration between the Division of the Arts and the International Division, …

UW-Madison’s Artivism Student Action Program (ASAP) provides financial support for student projects intersecting art and activism

The Division of the Arts believes in the capacity of students to change the world, and that the arts can catalyze this change. The Division’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Committee is pleased to …

Black poet and performance artist Jasmine Mans returns to UW–Madison as Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence with the Division of the Arts and Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts and the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) welcome Black poet, performance artist and UW–Madison alumna Jasmine Mans to campus October 31–November 5, 2022, through the Interdisciplinary …

UW–Madison Division of the Arts welcomes playwrights, musicians and composers Jay Adana and Zeniba Now, launching the Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program series for 2022–2023

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts’ Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program for the 2022–2023 academic year will engage a partnership with the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI), presenting a series of short-term residencies …

New Staff Appointments at the Division of the Arts

We are delighted to announce two new staff appointments — Heather Owens has been appointed Arts Outreach and Engagement Coordinator, and Liz Root is the new Arts Recruitment Coordinator. The new Arts Outreach and Engagement …

Division of the Arts Announces New Undergraduate Award, Issues Call for Applications and Nominations for Creative Arts Awards

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts has issued a call for applications and nominations for the annual Creative Arts Awards. Up to $127,500 is available to award this year in support of all …