A centennial celebration of the First Lady of Jazz reveals the surprising role that Madison plays in the life and music of legendary jazz artist Mary Lou Williams.
Ruth DeYoung Kohler's visionary Art Preserve, the first musem of its kind in the counry, promises to be an unconventional art destination.
Wisconsin printmaker William Weege’s legacy lies with the artists he worked with and the land he restored, as well as in his own groundbreaking creations.
My dad, the artist Arthur Kdav, didn’t tell anyone when he noticed the first signs of his disease.
It took nearly eighty years after its founding for the Academy to give more than lip service to the arts.
Imagine a theater whose walls are the boundaries of the State of Wisconsin, whose stage is as large as all the stages in the state put together.
The story of warfarin begins on a farm in St. Croix County with a dead cow, a milk can full of blood, and a hundred pounds of sweet clover.
Eight times a year the Racine Astronomical Society invites the public to view the skies through two intricate telescopes housed at the Modine-Benstead Observatory.
On a warm fall day in September 1973, James Batt watched as two plaques were affixed to the sandstone entryway of a small office building at 1922 University Avenue in Madison.
Up close, there is a beauty and endurance peculiar to this place—to this soft orange bedrock smelling strangely of five hundred million years gone by.
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Wisconsin Academy Offices
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.733.6633 x25