Tag Arts

Chinese scrolls on view at Elvehjem museum

October 23, 2001

Two Chinese scroll portraits are on view through December at the Elvehjem Museum of Art, on temporary loan from the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Miriam Makeba returns to Union Theater

October 9, 2001

South Africa's legendary musical sensation and Grammy Award winner Miriam Makeba will perform at the Wisconsin Union Theater on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 8 p.m.

$4 million gift will support 16 music fellowships

October 8, 2001

A $4 million gift from a UW–Madison alumnus has established an endowment that will fund 16 School of Music graduate fellowships in the College of Letters and Science.

Theatre notes progress in diversity hiring

September 25, 2001

The Department of Theatre and Drama has made progress in diversifying its faculty and staff.

Brittingham Art Invitational features UW artists

September 25, 2001

Painter Elaine Scheer and two UW–Madison graduate students are among the artists whose works are on display through April 8 as part of the first Brittingham Art Invitational.

Busy fall dance season to feature guest artists

September 11, 2001

A circus master, a Klein Technique expert, music by Pink Floyd and works influenced by Chinese culture are among the artistic highlights interwoven throughout the Dance Program's fall season.

Japanese lacquer show opens Sept. 1 at Elvehjem

August 28, 2001

One of the most elegant and diverse assemblages of Japanese lacquers outside of Japan will be on display at the Elvehjem Museum of Art Sept. 1-Nov. 11.

Filmmaker is fall artist in residence

August 27, 2001

Noted documentary filmmaker Tony Buba will be the Arts Institute interdisciplinary artist in residence this fall.

Summer carillon recitals planned at UW–Madison

June 12, 2001

One of the unique perquisites of visiting the UW–Madison campus this summer is a series of free carillon concerts.

UW-Madison libraries launch decorative arts site

May 31, 2001

American decorative arts have taken up digital residence in the Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture this week as part of a partnership between the UW–Madison Libraries and the Chipstone Foundation in Milwaukee.

University Theatre to open summer season

May 22, 2001

University Summer Theatre opens its season in June with "The Boys from Syracuse." "Master Harold ... and the boys" and "Stop Kiss" are also in the lineup.

Ancient kiln technology yields modern art

May 16, 2000

The proof is in the pottery. Proof, that is, of why a wood-fired kiln is worth all the smoke and ashes and interminable stoking. Student and faculty artists anxiously awaited that verdict last week as they unloaded their work from a new Japanese-style kiln constructed on Picnic Point.