UW–Madison to host Porsha Olayiwola and Eve L. Ewing for Spring 2023 Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts and the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) welcome Porsha Olayiwola and Eve L. Ewing as the spring 2023 Interdisciplinary Artists-in-Residence. An academic year-long partnership between the …

Just Bust! Workshop

A poetry workshop led by Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence Jasmine Mans followed by residency closing reception from 3–3:30 p.m. The Level Up! Music Conference, presented by the Urban Community Arts Network, continues 3:30–5 p.m. Register here with promo code: OMAI.

Just Bust! Open Mic

Madison’s long-running, all-ages open mic, Just Bust! Open Mic, includes community performances, First Wave and alumni spotlight performance, and a debut performance of a choreopoem by Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence Jasmine Mans with a cast of UW–Madison scholars. Interested in performing during the open mic portion of the event? Sign up (in-person) begins at 8 p.m. and goes on throughout the night until all slots are filled. Make sure to arrive early to guarantee a spot in the lineup! Free, all ages and open to the public.

Black poet and performance artist Jasmine Mans returns to UW–Madison as Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence with the Division of the Arts and Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts and the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) welcome Black poet, performance artist and UW–Madison alumna Jasmine Mans to campus October 31–November 5, 2022, through the Interdisciplinary …

Passing the Mic Public Showcase

All are invited to join for this intergenerational hip hop festival dedicated to the theme Love & Revolution, featuring a performance of The Loophole by Jay Adana and Zeniba Now. Free, all ages, and open to the public.

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 …

UW–Madison Division of the Arts Announces a major change to the Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program

Updated April 13, 2021 The University of Wisconsin­–Madison Division of the Arts is changing the name of the Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program (IARP) to Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence Teaching (IART) program starting in July 2021. The program …

Virtual events with Michele Byrd-McPhee and guest artists, UW–Madison’s fall interdisciplinary artist and dancer, choreographer and director of Ladies of Hip-Hop

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts (presenter) fall 2020 interdisciplinary artist, Michele Byrd-McPhee is having a series of virtual events this fall as part of her residency. Michele Byrd-McPhee is a dancer, choreographer, …