James Watrous Gallery
In this era of rapid environmental change, the animal, mineral, and plant specimens preserved in natural history collections offer a crucial window into the past.
Works by Robin Jebavy, Andrew Redington, Kyoung Ae Cho, Dakota Mace—all of whom should have shown at the gallery in late 2020-early 20201.
It took nearly eighty years after its founding for the Academy to give more than lip service to the arts.
In celebration of its 150th anniversary, the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters hosts an exhibition that recreates the natural history and archaeological collections gathered by early Academy members such as Increase Lapham, Philo R
Join the Wisconsin Academy in celebration of the Wisconsin Regional Arts Program’s 80th anniversary with three days of art and inspiration at the 2020 WRAP/AWA State Exhibition & Conference.
We’re absolutely on board with social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. Even so, having to cancel our upcoming exhibitions is a major disappointment.
As we're located on Overture Center's third floor, the James Watrous Gallery will be closed until Overture Center re-opens. In the meantime, we're sharing short videos that showcase the artists whose shows have been postponed during the pandemic, as well as some of the artists who've shown with us over the years.
Rescheduled for 2022: Paired solo exhibitions by photographer Lois Bielefeld and painter Comfort Wasikhongo, with an installation by artist/writer-in-residence Beau Borealis.
Join the Wisconsin Academy at the table for coursed conversation inside the James Watrous Gallery to learn from experts, artis
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Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.733.6633 x25