Latest Past Events

Creative Arts Awards

Mead Witter Foundation Concert Hall 740 University Avenue, Madison

The Division of the Arts provides research support to faculty, staff and students in the arts. Each spring, the division recognizes achievements and professional service along with supporting future creative endeavors and research.


Public Presentations by Design Studies 527: Global Artisans Students

Wisconsin Idea Room, 1199 Nancy Nicholas Hall 1300 Linden Drive, Madison

This semester, students in the spring 2022 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency course with Judy Frater collaborated with traditional weaving, embroidery, block-printing, and bandhani artists from the Kutch district of India. The students look forward to sharing their collaboration experiences throughout this class in a public presentation.


Coming Together: Culturally Inspired Creation Trunk Show & Exhibition Reception

The Link, Nancy Nicholas Hall 1300 Linden Drive, Madison

Co-design teams comprising UW–Madison students enrolled in Judy Frater's spring 2022 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency course and traditional artisans from Kutch, India have worked together this semester to present the exhibition Coming Together: Culturally Inspired Creation and a public trunk show. The work being sold will consist of limited editions of the co-designed textiles as well as pieces designed and produced by the artisans. During this time, the exhibition will be open and there will be a reception. The trunk show is supported by the Global Artisans Initiative.