Arts & Culture



It’s got a new name, but the mission remains the same: ARTS for ALL Wisconsin brings creative opportunities to people with disabilities. Read more

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Don’t let a glimpse through the glass windows be your only experience of this year’s MMoCA Triennial. Read more

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With Gallery Night coming right up, it’s just the beginning of an exciting fall for arts and culture in our fair city. Read more

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“Intersections: Indigenous Textiles of the Americas” showcases intricate and culturally significant art. It’s at the Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery in the School of Human Ecology, which houses a magnificent collection. Read more

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Area businesses are encouraged to attend Dane Arts Buy Local, an art market and educational event that matches artists to buyers. Read more

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When Jackie Bradley’s musical collaborator committed suicide in 2012, Bradley wrote an album as a tribute. Now with some help from Madison’s musical theater community, “Comet Boy” is a full-length cabaret musical. Read more



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Marielle Allschwang, a talented indie musician, creates a multimedia tribute to the late Mary Nohl, a talented and misunderstood Milwaukee artist. Read more


After researching the history of Wisconsin sculptor Jean Pond Miner, artists Brenda Baker and Bird Ross launch an endowment that will fund awards for female artists in Dane County. Read more

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David Michael Miller

We have a plan! Some of the recommendations of the Madison Cultural Plan are being followed, but sometimes it seems like Karin Wolf, the city’s arts program administrator, is the only one using it. Read more

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Liz Lauren

Many readers and audience members have speculated about what happened after Nora walked away from her family at the end of “A Doll’s House.” This season, APT revisits the original and presents the Wisconsin premiere of the Tony winning play. Read more

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Anton Grassl

There are big changes afoot at UW-Madison’s Chazen Museum of Art. The museum announced last week that starting in September, it will be open every day from 8 am to 8 pm, and is adding a first-floor cafe. Read more

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With slight increases in budget and some marketing schemes in place, there might be hope for renewed arts funding in Wisconsin under Gov. Tony Evers’ administration. Read more

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Andrew Mueller

There actually is a Windsor, Florida, which is where Madison Shakespeare decided to set its summer production of “Merry Wives of Windsor.” It opens July 16 at Edgewood College’s outdoor amphitheater. Read more


“Immigrant Journeys from South of the Border” is a powerful exhibit of portraits and narrated life stories from Wisconsin’s recent immigrants. It humanizes the crisis at the border and helps us understand the plight of people seeking better lives. Read more

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UW-Madison students find inspiration in world textiles in Promega Corporation’s summer showcase exhibit, inspired by the UW-Madison’s massive Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection. Read more

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Sanford Biggers’ “BAM” examines police violence with sculptures disfigured by gunfire. The exhibit opens at the Chazen Museum of Art on June 28, alongside Biggers’ quilt collection. Read more

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The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art opens an exhibit by the Hawaii-born artist Ray Yoshida, an influential professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a founding member of the Chicago Imagists movement. Read more

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Arts + Literature Lab hosts an exhibit from 10 artists selected for CSArt, an art share program modeled after community supported agriculture. The artists say the benefits go beyond financial. Read more

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Michael Brosilow

American Players Theatre opened its indoor summer season last weekend with “The Man of Destiny,” an excellent comedy of wits and power by George Bernard Shaw. Read more



Linda Falkenstein

The city of Madison is searching for an artist who wants to spend a significant amount of time in a renovated Trachte building in Thurber Park. The search is on for an artist-in-residence. Read more

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