Finalists chosen for the UW–Madison Arts Business Competition – Presentations on April 23

The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Arts Business Competition was created in 2009 to encourage UW–Madison students to develop and present a thorough proposal for an arts event, exhibition, series, commercial venture or other artistic project. Students submit …

Division of the Arts Announces 2021 Creative Arts Award Recipients

A two-year long photographic essay project by Darcy Padilla (Art Department) examining the profound economic and social disparities experienced by Americans caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. A contemporary art exhibition by Roberto Torres Mata (Art …

2020 a2ru National Conference

The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) invites you to join us for the 2020 a2ru national conference, Land and Equity: The Art and Politics of Place, to be held online and hosted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison, starting October 15, 2020. The 2020 theme Land & Equity considers how our work as artistic, scientific, and humanist researchers and educators is defined by the land on which we find ourselves, and asks who has access to that land and its resources? In turn, we will examine how our art, research, and teaching impacts the places and spaces in which we live and work, and discuss ways that we can use that work to advance more equitable access.

a2ru 8th Annual National Conference “Land and Equity: The Art and Politics of Place,” Online Oct. 15-30

University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts to host virtual conference The Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities (a2ru) will hold its 8th annual National Conference, “Land and Equity: The Art and Politics of …

Division of the Arts celebrates 2020 Creative Arts Awards recipients

Each May, the UW­–Madison Division of the Arts celebrates artistic achievement, recognizes service to the arts, and supports arts research by bestowing the Awards in the Creative Arts. Nominations for these awards are juried by …

Arts Agôn – Undergraduate Symposium

At this Arts Research session of the annual Undergraduate Symposium, undergraduate students in the arts will share their work with each other and with campus colleagues, creating connections and encouraging dialogue.

National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Town Hall

NASEM staff Maria Dahlberg and Ashley Bear will visit Madison to discuss NASEM’s white paper released last spring called “The Integration of the Humanities and Arts with Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Higher Education,” which addresses the need to integrate the arts, humanities, and social sciences into general education requirements.