Ruth DeYoung Kohler was a long-time supporter of the Academy and its arts programming.
Historian and Wisconsin Academy Fellow John Gurda shares the story behind his new hometown chronicle.
Zoologist and Academy Fellow Allen M. Young reveals the delicate evolutionary dance between tropical butterflies and plants.
Wisconsin Academy Fellow and conservation biologist Stanley A. Temple's story of how environmental pioneer Rachel Carson prepared the soil from which his career and lifelong love of nature would spring.
Wisconsin Academy Fellow and poet Robin Chapman shares two poems about the same piece of land in Wisconsin’s Marquette County, written thirty years apart, that visit and revisit a hillside remnant prairie and oak woods about two miles from naturalist John Muir’s boyhood home.
Wisconsin Academy Fellow and folklorist James P. Leary guides us through a brief musical history of America’s Upper Midwest.
A century after the bird’s extinction, conservation biologist and Academy Fellow Stanley A. Temple reminds us of the tragic story of the passenger pigeon.
Most people in Wisconsin know at least one or two innovative people whose work has transformed our state and the world in some meaningful way. These people—doctor, painter, or poet—are our friends, colleagues, and neighbors.
Wisconsin Academy Fellow and former US Secretary of Defense and Melvin R. Laird reminds us of our responsibility to each and every veteran, to assist them in assimilating back into society through medical assistance and help in securing employment, education, and housing.
Academy Fellow and atmospheric scientist Steve Ackerman shares the story of how the era of weather satellites began here in Wisconsin—and how we can use satellite technology to address climate change.
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Madison, Wisconsin 53726
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James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
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201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
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