Just Bust! Hip Hop Theater Workshop

Just Bust! Hip Hop Theater Workshop led by Jay Adana and Zeniba Now. This workshop centers around an upcoming performance of The Loophole at the 16th Annual Passing the Mic Festival (October 15). Free, all ages, and open to the public.

Just Bust! Open Mic

Madison’s longest running all-ages open mic, Just Bust! Open Mic, includes community performances, First Wave and alumni spotlight performance, and performances by Jay Adana and Zeniba Now. Performance sign up (in-person) begins at 8 p.m. and goes on throughout the night until all slots are filled. Free, all ages, and open to the public.

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 …

Arts Forward Together 2022

Join the Division of the Arts in welcoming arts faculty and staff back to campus at Arts Forward Together on Friday, September 16 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Chazen Museum of Art (750 University Avenue) or online.

Public Presentations by Design Studies 527: Global Artisans Students

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

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.

2022 Arts Business Competition Finals Presentation

Three finalist groups will present their proposals to a virtual audience in this final round where a judging panel will deliberate and select a winner. The top three proposals receive funding of $2,000, $1,000, and $500 in support of their projects. Attend in person or virtually!

Coming Together: Culturally Inspired Creation

This exhibition is a collaboration between traditional textile artisan designers in the Kutch district in northwest India and students enrolled in Judy Frater’s Interdisciplinary Arts Residency course at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. These final works, along with their inspiration object from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, will be on view in celebration of the language of tradition, collaboration, and hand work in textile design.