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  • Companion Species (Speech Bubble)

    Companion Species opens October 18 at the Chazen

    Companion Species embraces connections between Native and non-Native artists and the relationships between humans, animals and the earth. Exhibition takes its title and inspiration from […]

  • Johanna (l) and Leslie (r) Garfield are seen with Bucky Badger at the Fifth Birthday Party for the Chazen Building

    Remembering Johanna Garfield

    The Chazen Museum of Art and UW–Madison mourn the loss of Chazen Advisory Council member Johanna “Jo” Garfield on August 5, 2021 at the age […]

  • Changes to Campus Masking Policy

    From the Chancellor: The recent arrival in the U.S. of the more infectious Delta variant of COVID-19 has led to a steep rise in cases […]

  • Prof. Mary Hark

    Hark Wins Major Book Arts Award

    Professor Mary Hark, of School of Human Ecology’s Design Studies department, has been named a 2021 McKnight Book Artist Fellow. The prestigious year-long fellowship, administered […]

  • Chazen and sky

    Chazen in National Social Impact Study

    The Chazen Museum of Art has been selected to participate in a research project to study the social impact it has on its community and […]

  • Audrey Handler art piece

    Curator Conversations

    On Friday mornings—usually once per month—the Chazen hosts Curator Conversations on Facebook Live, wherein our curators offer a behind-the-scenes peek or deep dive into current exhibitions.

  • Corona by Athena Tacha

    New Accession Highlight: Corona

    Athena Tacha employs shape, repetition, discontinuity, and color to explore forms and rhythms she observes in nature.