Wisconsin Idea Spotlight: Arts as Activism

The Line Breaks Opening Reception will feature refreshments, light catering, bar, and DJ. Throughout the space, we will install an exhibition of First Wave visual and design artists to present and discuss their work with guests. This event is free to attend. Registration is required due to capacity restrictions.

Art Department Tour

Take a guided tour of the Art Department at UW–Madison! You’ll visit both the Humanities Building and the Art Lofts. Meet on the 6th floor of the Humanities building.

Graphic Design Demo with Yeohyun Ahn

Participate in “Computational Graphic Design: Beautiful Bézier,” a graphic design demonstration with Yeohyun Ahn, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design.

Modern Jazz Dance

Drop in to an undergraduate course in modern jazz dance in the Dance Department!

Hip-Hop Dance

Drop in to an undergraduate course in hip-hop dance in the Dance Department!

Student Art Show

Mark your calendars for the 94th Annual Student Art Show opening on April 1 at 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. This year’s annual Student Art Show is composed of student artwork that has been selected by juror Faisal Abdu’Allah. Check out the Union’s gallery spaces this April for a closer look at UW–Madison student artwork!

Helen Zia: The Power of Unity and Re-Envisioning America

In this talk, author and activist Helen Zia examines the imperative for our multicultural communities to move forward together. Through personal stories from her experiences as an Asian American, feminist and LGBT activist for social justice, she shows how hidden pieces of our common history can help to transform our increasingly diverse communities into positive change.