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James Watrous Gallery

Matthew Warren Lee, The Diligent Truth.

Meet the artists, mingle with friends, and celebrate these two exciting exhibitions!

Jack Damer will share insights and answer questions about his work, his techniques, and his career as a professor at UW.

The James Watrous Gallery’s pop-up Vulnerable Bodies exhibition in the gallery space at Garver Feed Mill. Photo by Jody Clowes.

An art exhibit explores the ways in which our bodies map the fissures of this cultural moment.

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. Photo copyright © 2021 by Richard Graves. Used by permission.

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.

Jack Damer, Underworld 7, 2010 (detail). Lithograph and collage, 28 x 42 inches

A retrospective exhibit of the work of Jack Damer: master printmaker, brilliant draftsman, and influential teacher. 

Interior shot of installation at Garver Gallery

Listen to the artists and exhibition curator share ideas and images from the Vulnerable Bodies exhibition.

Photo of installation in Garver Gallery space

Meet the artists and curator and celebrate the Vulnerable Bodies exhibit on its final weekend. 

Internationally renowned coffin maker Eric Adjetey Anang is part of a vanguard of immigrant and first-generation American artists who call Wisconsin home. Steven J. Erickson, 2017.

Six first-generation immigrant artists describe how moving to Wisconsin has affected their artwork and their careers.

Vulnerable Bodies features six artists —Erica Hess, Masako Onodera, Yevgeniya Kaganovich, Demitra Copoulos, J. Myszka Lewis, and Valaria Tatera — whose work speaks to the paradox of fragility and resilience.

Specimens from UW-Madison Zoological Museum. Photo: Bryce Richter

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.

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Madison, Wisconsin 53726
Phone: 608.733.6633

 

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