The Wisconsin Union Theater makes sure the 100th-anniversary season is something special.
Even as a UW–Madison student, the author of “A Raisin in the Sun” spoke up for what she believed in.
Meet the new Library Mall sculpture.
In 2002, Gillian Laub ’97 made what would be the first of many trips to Mount Vernon, Georgia, to photograph the lives of teenagers…
If you’ve been to a wedding, baby shower, funeral, or birthday party in the last 13 years, you’ve probably crossed…
Mary Hinkson ’46, MS’47 was born to dance, but as a black woman at the UW, she found Madison far from welcoming. Rather than give up, she became one of the nation’s leading performers.
An uncertain future for a divisive campus sculpture.
The UW’s Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection turns 50.
Remembering the pioneering UW printmaker and art professor.
Peter Deming ’80
WAA recognizes the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients.
Where the campus community gets creative.
If you were looking for Lester Graves Lennon ’73 back in the late ’60s, chances are you found him at…
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During more than four decades as a photographer, Michael Kienitz ’74 has worked in some of the most beautiful spots in the world —…
Illustrator Jeff Butler x’18 draws the height of popular culture, from Dungeons & Dragons to Marvel superheroes.
Been awhile since you've visited the UW's hometown? Consider an itinerary made up of beautiful views, a raft of restaurants, and a less-traveled path on campus.
Susan Barribeau ’77, MA’91 had no time to waste when she came across a listing for 25 sketchbooks that had belonged to Margaret and…
The planning took months. For a brief moment, when emotions ran high,…
Steve Miller x’65 reflects on how his time on campus, being an English major, and growing up with a famous godfather affected his music career.
Music is tied up in the fabric of campus life. Some concerts — including these — are highlights from the university’s history.
This isn’t your typical henna design — and it’s not intended to be. Students created the henna body…
In the moments before the music begins, the nervous energy is palpable.
Nearly three dozen student models line up along a…
A new documentary tells the story of a legendary Madison recording studio.
UW music professor Christopher Taylor debuts the new instrument he developed on campus.
“There are way too many artists and way too few galleries,” says Barry Carlsen MFA’83. That’s why he started Big Ten(t), an alliance connecting…
The portrait painter’s roster includes four U.S. presidents and several celebrities, such as George Clooney and Paul Newman.
When we start staging things, if you don’t know your lyrics, you are going to get killed
Lauren Groff MFA’06 had a year most aspiring novelists can only dream of, writing a bestseller that President Obama named his favorite book of 2015.
A former Daily Cardinal cartoonist, first inspired by Charles Schulz's Peanuts, reflects on his years at UW-Madison and pays tribute to fellow artists in an original comic strip.
Not your average wallpaper.