Brian Rieselman

A collaborative watercolor painting from Madison artists Helen Klebesadel and Mary Kay Neumann has been chosen for an international exhibit on oceans in New York City. The painting was part of a 2015 show at Overture Center. more

Sep 11, 2017 12:10 PM A & E

Madison’s venues are popping with culture this fall and winter. Isthmus critics do the work for you by letting you know which theater, visual art, dance and classical music to get on your radar — and onto your calendar. more

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM , , , A & E

Steve Feren’s glass and mixed-media sculptures can be found all over the United States. Now the retired UW art professor is opening a gallery adjacent to his studio in Fitchburg. The first exhibit showcases Feren’s own work. more

Jul 7, 2016 5:00 AM A & E


Kevin Henkes

If you’re familiar with his award-winning children’s books, you’ll be delighted to experience new works from Kevin Henkes, whose abstract collage exhibit opens at Madison’s Central Library May 6. more

May 5, 2016 5:00 AM A & E


Kevin Henkes

Kevin Henkes, one of the nation’s most prominent children’s book authors, is opening a new exhibit of abstract collages at Madison’s Central Library on May 6. “Isthmus” got a sneak peek at the Caldecott award winner’s work. more

Apr 2, 2016 2:50 PM A & E


Newsies: Deen van Meer, The Other Place: Ross Zentner, Tanya Tagaq: Ivan Otis, CRASHprez: Steven Potter

2015’s cultural landscape was rich in ideas and collaborations. Isthmus critics weigh in with their favorites from Madison’s stages, venues and museums. more

Dec 23, 2015 5:00 AM , , , , , , , A & E


Gavin Ashworth

A gift of exquisite ceramic sculptures to the Chazen Museum of Art raises the profile of the museum in the art world. more

Dec 17, 2015 5:00 AM A & E


Mike Rebholz

Natasha Nicholson re-creates four rooms from her Madison home in a new exhibit at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. It is a magical and ambitious show. more

Oct 9, 2015 9:00 AM A & E


Rolando Cruz

After spending years struggling to be accepted for who he is, Rolando Cruz now makes art that asks: What would you give up for a chance to be yourself? more

Oct 3, 2015 12:00 AM Snapshot

As the sun sets each evening from Sept. 2 through Oct. 30, six large-scale illuminated sculptures will pulse to life at Olbrich Botanical Gardens. They are part of “GLEAM: Art in a New Light.” more

Aug 28, 2015 1:40 PM A & E


Adam Taylor

Overture Hall was packed with screaming superfans on Friday July 24, all charged up to see our favorite TV dancing "pros." Dancing with the Stars Live delivered a crowd-pleasing show, packed with audience favorites. more

Jul 26, 2015 10:15 AM Stage


Patrick JB Flynn

“Gone Wild” is an exhibit of collages, children’s books, sculpture and editorial illustrations by the late, great artist and illustrator David McLimans. It opened at the Overture Center’s James Watrous Gallery on July 17. more

Jul 23, 2015 12:29 PM A & E

Artists Mary Kay Neumann and Helen Klebesadel address the issue of climate change in a thought-provoking exhibit. more

Jul 10, 2015 8:00 AM A & E