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Lifting the Veil sculpture is revealed
Acclaimed New York-based contemporary artist Sanford Biggers revealed a new sculpture on May 4 that responds to the Chazen Museum of Art’s problematic Emancipation Group sculpture, providing a highlight to the museum's re:mancipation exhibition.
‘re:mancipation’ opens Feb. 6, explores Lincoln sculpture
The "re:mancipation" exhibition responds to Thomas Ball's canonical Emancipation Group statue, featuring artists' reinterpretation of Ball's original and the gallery space. A new statue from Sanford Biggers will go on view in late spring.
Campus exhibit reckons with institution’s history, lifts voices of marginalized
The Public History Project is part of a broader collection of efforts to create a more welcoming and inclusive campus.
Two from UW–Madison appointed to National Museum and Library Services Board
The board advises the Institute of Museum and Library Services on “general policies” with respect to “its duties, powers and authority” as it relates to “museum, library and information services.”
Wisconsin’s prairies reimagined through the Chazen’s new multi-story exhibit
To remember and preserve our natural history, artist Amanda McCavour has brought Wisconsin’s flora back through embroidery sculpture in “Suspended Landscapes.”
‘Sower in the Field’
Moving crews installed South African artist Mary Sibande’s sculpture "Sower in the Field" at UW–Madison's Chazen Museum of Art on Feb. 27. Sibande's works, exhibited in leading museums around the world, deal with race, gender and labor in South Africa, including her family's forced domestic work imposed by the then-apartheid state.
Jerome Chazen leaves lasting impact on UW–Madison and the arts
“Jerry was deeply devoted to the arts and to education,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “His commitment to UW–Madison will live on in the Chazen Museum of Art and the many lives he touched.”
A study day, but with dogs and art
Students got together to study — and pet dogs — during Study Day at the Chazen Museum of Art on Dec. 16. The pet-therapy event is intended to provide a study break for students as they head into final-exam week.
A big-time installation
Worker used a gantry earlier this month to guide a 15-foot wide painting into place at the Chazen Museum of Art. The 1971 acrylic painting called "Danse Élanse" by artist Jean Dubuffet can now be seen on a wall of the main lobby.
On, Wisconsin at home: Ways to enjoy art and music while social distancing
You can enjoy art, music and more posted on UW–Madison websites. Virtual attractions include the Chazen Museum of Art and the Badger Band.
With expanded hours, Chazen to become most-open museum
As part of a long-term museum-wide effort to welcome more visitors from a variety of backgrounds, the Chazen Museum of Art is making a dramatic change to its open hours.
‘Behind the Canvas’
"Behind the Canvas" explores American artist Jim Dine’s latest contribution to the Chazen Museum of Art’s permanent collection. Dine's four-panel mural exploring and honoring the art of classical antiquity took more than two years to make and crossed the ocean before its eventual installation in Madison. With footage capturing Dine at work in his Paris studio, the film documents the artist’s creative process as well as the transportation and highly technical installation of the work.
Chazen installation documentary premieres Dec. 20
'Behind the Canvas,' premiering at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20 on Wisconsin Public Television, highlights artist Jim Dine’s latest contribution to the Chazen Museum of Art: a mural exploring the art of classical antiquity that took more than two years to make and ship from France.
Meet her at the Chazen
A university art museum doesn’t have to choose between serving academia and serving the community, says Amy Gilman, the new director of the Chazen Art Museum. It can do both.
Jim Dine mural unveiled at the Chazen
A monumental new mural by iconic American artist Jim Dine will be on view permanently at the Chazen Museum of Art after an unveiling on June 22.
New mural for Chazen arrives; unveiling is June 22
Workers on Friday, June 9, began installing a new work of art from artist Jim Dine in the Chazen Museum of Art, after it arrived from Paris.
Coming soon to the Chazen Museum of Art
The Chazen Museum of Art has a new work from artist Jim Dine, due to arrive in June. Dine spent two years on the four-panel mural, working on it at his studio in Paris.
Big Apple Badgers – Jerome and Simona Chivian Chazen
New York City is home to some of the world’s greatest art museums, and two University of Wisconsin–Madison alumni have brought some of that renown to UW–Madison.
Panczenko, longtime director of Chazen Museum of Art, to retire
Panczenko grew the Chazen's holdings from approximately 12,000 objects to more than 21,000 today, making it the second-largest collection of art in Wisconsin.