Arts at UW Blog

This blog is an insider’s look at the Arts at UW. Marissa Sugrue, digital marketing assistant with the Division of the Arts, will share insights into the latest arts news and events happening on campus.

  • From Then to Now: Celebrating Wisconsin Filmmakers

    At 7:00 pm on March 30 of 2000, Chump Change – Fame, Fortune, Cheese and Beer was screened at the Orpheum Theater on State Street. Shot in 35mm film, this 90-minute film would prove to be …

  • Group of film programmers at the 2018 Wisconsin Film Festival afterglow event

    Something For Everyone

    While touring the UW–Madison campus as a senior in high school, Ella Quainton attended the 2017 Wisconsin Film Festival with her father. Little did she know, a year later she would help choose films to …

  • A Collaboration Story for the Ages

    Surrounded by old opera production posters, a couple of students, and a baby grand piano, David Ronis, the director of University Opera, beams as he takes a seat to discuss the upcoming production of Into the …

  • “Moonshine” – A Black History Month Tradition

    Fifty years ago, the Black Student Strike made waves on the UW-Madison campus. For the first time ever at UW, Black students, joined by thousands of white allies, would go on strike in an effort …

  • Gallery Guide to the University of Wisconsin–Madison galleryguide.wisc.edu

    Navigating Campus: Galleries at UW–Madison

    If you’re at all familiar with the arts scene on the UW-Madison campus, you’ve probably heard of the Chazen Museum of Art and the Art Lofts, or walked past the gallery spaces in either Memorial …

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