Tag Museums

Valuable potato specimens transferred to Wisconsin State Herbarium

November 16, 2017

A large collection of potato specimens have been transferred from the U.S. Potato Genebank in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, to the Wisconsin State Herbarium at UW–Madison, which has 1.3 million specimens.

Jim Dine mural unveiled at the Chazen

June 23, 2017

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.

Specimens from George Washington Carver discovered at UW–Madison

February 12, 2016

At least 25 specimens of fungi that infect plants, collected more than a century ago, were found in the Wisconsin State Herbarium.

Libraries, Arts Institute and Chazen celebrate Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016

January 26, 2016

UW-Madison was selected as the Wisconsin host site for “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare,” a national traveling exhibition.

$28 million to support art education: Chazens pledge pieces from personal collection

September 25, 2015

Alumni Jerome and Simona Chazen have pledged to give $35 million to advance the Chazen Museum and art education on campus.

Museum featuring works of UW’s John Steuart Curry

September 8, 2014

Many on campus get to see the works of John Steuart Curry often. But people off-campus have an opportunity to see his artwork through Sept. 14 at the Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend.