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The Division of the Arts works closely with various units on campus, along with community organizations and media outlets. The division has worked with these partners in various roles throughout the years. From co-hosting artists in residence and sponsoring events, to donating time and money to our programs, our partners are highly valued. We look forward to maintaining these relationships and developing new partnerships and collaborations. If your organization is interested in partnering with the Division of the Arts, please contact or 608-890-2718.

Art Department
6241 Humanities Building | 455 North Park Street
608-262-1660 |

Department of Art History
232 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building | 800 University Avenue
608-263-2340 |

Bolz Center for Arts Administration
3341 Grainger Hall | 975 University Avenue
608-263-4161 |

Department of Communication Arts: Film Studies
6117 Vilas Hall | 821 University Avenue
608-262-2543 |

Dance Department
125 Lathrop Hall | 1050 University Avenue
608-262-1691 |

Design Studies Department
1194 Nancy Nicholas Hall | 1300 Linden Drive
608-262-2651 |

Department of English: Creative Writing Program
6195 Helen C. White Hall | 600 North Park Street
608-263-3658 |

Mead Witter School of Music
3561 Humanities | 455 North Park Street
608-263-1900 |

Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture
1450 Linden Drive
608-263-7301 |

Department of Theatre and Drama
6173 Vilas Hall | 821 University Avenue
608-263-2329 |

The Division of the Arts has worked with most of the colleges and schools on campus. For a detailed list, please click here. The following are campus institutes, groups and other departments that have partnered with the division over the years.

4W: Women & Well-Being in Wisconsin & the World Initiative
Institute on Aging
African Studies Program
Department of Afro-American Studies
Asian American Studies Program
Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
Biological Systems Engineering
Campus and Visitor Relations
Chazen Museum of Art
Department of Community and Environmental Sociology
Continuing Studies
Cooperative Children’s Book Center
Center for East Asian Studies
Design Lab
Disability Studies Initiative
Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement
Department of Gender and Women’s Studies
Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic
Havens Center for Social Justice
Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection
Department of Horticulture
Center for the Humanities
Institute for Research in the Humanities
Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies
International Division
International Institute
Kohler Art Library
Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program
Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Medicine
Middle East Studies Program
Mills Music Library
Morgridge Center for Public Service
Morgridge Institute for Research
Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives
Office of the Provost
Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia
Ruth Davis Design Gallery
Silver Buckle Press
Department of Sociology
Center for South Asia
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Tandem Press
University Bookstore
Division of University Housing
University Relations
University Theatre
University Research Park
University of Wisconsin Foundation
University of Wisconsin Press
UW Health
Center for Visual Cultures
Wheelhouse Studios
Wisconsin Alumni Association
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
Wisconsin International Outreach Consortium
Wisconsin Science Festival
Wisconsin Union Directorate
Wisconsin Union Theater
Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra
Writers’ Institute

Advocacy Consortium for Entrepreneurs
American Players Theatre
Appleton North High School
Arts Wisconsin
Black Star Drum Line
Boys & Girl Club of Dane County
Breaking Barriers Mentoring, Inc.
Centro Hispano
Dane Arts
Downtown Madison Inc.
Early Music Now
Film Wisconsin
Forward Marching Band
Forward Theater Company
Four Seasons Theatre
Goodman Community Center
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce
Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau
Henry Vilas Zoo
Jolly Giants
Latino Chamber of Commerce
Latino Professionals Association
Limanya Drum and Dance Ensemble
Lussier Community Education Center
Madison Arts Commission
Madison Children’s Museum
Madison Circus Space
Madison Magnet
Madison Metropolitan School District
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
Madison Network of Black Professionals
Madison Permaculture Group
Madison Public Library
Madison Symphony Orchestra
Madison Unicyclists
Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM)
Monona East Side Business Alliance
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Open Doors for Refugees
Overture Center for the Arts
Rootz African Caribbean Dance
Rotary Club of Madison
Sheboygan North High School
Sustain Dane
Taliesin Preservation, Inc.
Tania Tandia Flamenco Dance
Theatre Lila
UW–Stevens Point
Wayland Academy
Wild Rumpus Circus
Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
Wisconsin Arts Board
Wisconsin Book Festival
Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra
Wisconsin Health Literacy
Wisconsin Historical Society
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Wisconsin Technology Council

Numerous regional, national, and international media outlets have mentioned the Division of the Arts’s programs. These outlets in particular have worked with us on recent special promotional opportunities.

Capital Newspapers (The Cap Times & Wisconsin State Journal)
La Comunidad News
University Communications
Wisconsin Gazette
Wisconsin Public Radio
Wisconsin Public Television

Through the generosity of individual donors, foundation grants, and in-kind donations, the Division of the Arts  provides a wide range of artistic programming and promotions on campus and throughout the state.

Our programs thrive because of the financial and in-kind support we receive. Financial donors of $100 and above are listed along with in-kind sponsors of $1,000 and above. All donations are for July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016 unless noted otherwise. Thank you to every individual, corporation, and foundation that has supported the Division of the Arts.

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Division of the Arts Donors

Keith and Sammy McGlamery
Evan and Jean Schultz
Mark and Rabecca Wanek

Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program Donors

Death’s Door Distillery*
Willy Street Coop*

Madison Early Music Festival Donors

Diann Allsen
Debra Anken-Dyer and Charles Dyer
Alan Attie
Hanna Barker
Mary Ellen Bell
Cheryl Bensman-Rowe and Paul Rowe
Martha Blalock and Alger Doane
Robert Blitzke and Jane Grogan
Dianne and Charles Boardman
Anna Bourdeau
Caroll Brandt
Don Breckbill
Michael Briggs
Dale Bruhn
Roy Carroll
Susan Carson
Children’s Garden
Cynthia Chin
Linda Clifford
Neal Deunk
John Duffe
Sandra Erickson
Todd and Kristeen Fansler
Karen Fox Fischer
General Mills Foundation
David Good
Heidi Gottman
David Grindrod
Sara Mowery Hagenbuch
Joan and A. Richard Harmet
Gregory Higby and Marian Fredal
Peter Hoff
Linda Hogle
Kathleen Hornemann
William Hoyt
Susan Humphrey
Dolores Hurlburt
Monica Jaehnig
Frederick Kelcz
Theresa Kelley and Thomas Baylis
Joan Kimball
Noel Klapper
John Kraniak
Jennifer and James Lattis
Scott Lesh
Abigail Loomis
Marjorie and Peter Marion
Barbara Martin
David and Linda Martin
Thomas and Lynne Martin-Erickson
Bruce Meier
Frederic Mohs
Alinda Nelson
Mikkel Nelson
Daniel and Judith Nystrom
Karen Webb Owen
Joan Panepinto
Peter Panfili
Kathleen Park
Paul Patenaude
Ernest Peterson
Reynold Peterson
Nick Petros
Sue Poullette
Leanne Puglielli
Sherry Reames
Ann Rivlin
Michael Ross and Kirsten Fruit
Dianne Sattinger
Stephen Schlein
Catherine Arnott Smith
Schneider Electric/Square D Foundation
Ann Schomisch
Ralph and Melba Stockhausen
Reeves Smith
Louis Solomon
Glenn Steffen
Charles Sullivan
Anton TenWolde
Molly Teuke
Deborah Thomas
Marcia Topel
Douglas and Patricia Towne
Maxine Triff
Robert and Judith Tuttle
Rebecca Forbes Wank
Jane Watts
Patricia Weiler
Robert Wiemken
Daniel Wolfe

Wisconsin Film Festival Donors

East Asian Languages and Literature
Center for European Studies
Susan and Leslie Hoffman
Carol Holtsapple
Susan Horein and Jon Vander Hill
Jane Ilgen
Vance and Betty Kepley
James Knight
Virginia and John Kruse
David Lemke
Martin Glass LLC
Kathleen Massoth
Michael and Diane McCarty
The Middle East Studies Program
Sally Miley
Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies
Tyson Mueller
Kimmy and Michael Ray
Diane Reiser
Debra Shapiro
Keara Smyth
Center for South Asia
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Stone Fence of Madison LLC

$500 – 999
Madison Early Music Festival Donors

Carol Adams
John and Margaret Baker
John Devereux and Lynn Harmet
James Heup
Madison Gas & Electric
Judyth Swingen
Max Yount

Wisconsin Film Festival Donors

African Studies Program
Dutch Program
Forward Theater Company*
Department of German
Institute on Aging
Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies Program
Lyman and Kathryn Lyons
Monty’s Blue Plate Diner*
Next Door Brewing Company
Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia
Susan and H. Duane Tirschel

$1,000 – 4,999
Division of the Arts Donor

Anonymous Fund

Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program Donors

The Cap Times
Hinckley Productions

Madison Early Music Festival Donors

A-R Editions*
Dane Arts
Alan and Katharine Muirhead
Orange Tree Imports
William Stark Jones Foundation

The Studio Donors

Susan and H. Duane Tirschel

Wisconsin Film Festival Donors

Cork n’ Bottle*
Dotty Dumpling’s Dowry*
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar*
Focal Flame Photography*
Graduate Hotel Madison*
Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau*
John J Frautschi Family Foundation
Madison BCycle*
Madison Children’s Museum*
Madison Public Library*
Monkey Business Institute*
Terry Haller Fund, a component fund of the Madison Community Foundation
UW Health and Unity Insurance
Wisconsin Public Radio*
Wisconsin Public Television*

$5,000 – 9,999
Division of the Arts Donor

Jay & Ruth Halls Visiting Scholar Fund

Madison Early Music Festival Donors

The Evjue Foundation, Inc.
William J. Wartmann

Wisconsin Film Festival Donors

Best Western Plus InnTowner*
CUNA Mutual Foundation
The Evjue Foundation, Inc.
Focal Flame*
Livingston Inn*
Whole Foods Market*

$10,000 – 49,999
Division of the Arts Donors

Brittingham Fund
National Endowment for the Arts
Rocco and Debby Landesman

Madison Early Music Festival Donors

Anonymous Fund

Wisconsin Film Festival Donors

Anonymous Fund
The Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.
Steep & Brew

Wisconsin Film Festival Donors

Sundance / Carmike Cinemas*

*in-kind donation