Chazen Museum of Art

Crowds of visitors view exhibits on multiple floors of the Chazen Museum of Art.

Jeff Miller

The Chazen presents 10 to 12 temporary exhibitions each year, featuring works from its permanent collection and pieces on loan from museums around the world.

Print of Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe

Chazen Museum of Art

About 20,000 works of art that represent a range of historical periods, cultures, and countries — including this 1967 screen print of Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol — make up the museum’s permanent collection.

Docent gestures toward large painting in front of group of young children at the Chazen Museum of Art

Jeff Miller

Free tours are offered for school groups and other visitors, touching on highlights of the museum’s exhibitions and collection such as Our Good Earth, a 1942 piece by American painter John Steuart Curry.

Pedestrians walk along East Campus Mall past the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during autumn on Oct. 28, 2016.

Jeff Miller

A bridge over East Campus Mall connects the Chazen Museum of Art expansion — opened in 2011 — to the former Elvehjem Art Center building. It offers both a gallery space and a view of Lake Mendota to the north.

Published in the Spring 2018 issue

Tags: Alumni, Arts, Campus buildings

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