Arts Crawl 2022

Arts Crawl highlights a collection of arts events held over several days in the arts departments and co-curricular arts units at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Arts Crawl is an opportunity to have creative arts experiences, which may take the form of demonstrations and workshops, as well as the chance to visit arts classes, lectures, talks, performances, exhibitions, and rehearsals. Presented in partnership with the Line Breaks Festival (April 1-2).

Announcing the Inaugural Arts Crawl at UW–Madison from March 31-April 2, 2022

Mark your calendars for the inaugural Arts Crawl, taking place on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus from Thursday, March 31 – Saturday, April 2. Arts Crawl highlights a collection of arts events held over several …

8th Biennial Conney Conference on Jewish Arts: Supporting and Encouraging New Narratives of Jewish Identity in the Arts

The Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies presents the 8th biennial Conney Conference on Jewish Arts at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, from March 27-30, 2022. All events are free and open to the public. The Conney …

The Division of the Arts Announces Recipients of the 2022 Creative Arts Awards

Each May, the UW–Madison Division of the Arts celebrates artistic achievement, recognizes service to the arts, and supports arts research by bestowing the Creative Arts Awards. The call for applications and nominations was released in …

Tala Mela: A Celebration of the Universal Language of Rhythm

This final residency celebration event features performances by Arun Luthra, including konnakol, with the UW–Madison Contemporary Jazz Ensemble (Mead Witter School of Music), students in the class, and guest artist Rohan Krishnamurthy (percussion). Tala is an Indian music word for rhythm and mela means a celebration fair in Punjabi and Sanskrit and in Hindi – mele.

Interdisciplinary arts residency multi-media event on Dec. 7 with Arun Luthra, residency students, UW-Madison Contemporary Jazz Ensemble and Rohan Krishnamurthy

On Tuesday, December 7 starting at 7:30 pm, saxophonist, composer and konnakol artist and UW-Madison Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence Arun Luthra, residency students, the UW-Madison Contemporary Jazz Ensemble and special guest percussionist Rohan Krishnamurthy will present “Tala …

Arun Luthra’s Konnakol Jazz Project

Arun Luthra (saxophonist, composer, and konnakol artist) will perform with UW–Madison Mead Witter School of Music faculty: Matt Endres (drum set), Nick Moran (bass), and Johannes Wallmann (piano).

Arun Luthra’s Konnakol Jazz Project

Arun Luthra (saxophonist, composer, and konnakol artist) will be performing with Madison-based musicians Matt Endres (drum set), Luke Leavitt (piano), and Nick Moran (bass). Arun Luthra is the fall 2021 interdisciplinary artist-in-residence. Note, this performance is organized by The North Street Cabaret and attendees need to follow their event guidelines.

Arun Luthra Konnakol Lecture

Konnakol lecture with musical demonstrations performed by Arun Luthra with the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble (Mead Witter School of Music). Livestream option available.