As the largest, most inclusive arts classroom on the UW–Madison campus, the Chazen seeks to encourage expression and inquiry, foster critical thinking skills, and promote new ways of learning.
Resources for Teaching
Pandemic-safe digital tools can bring the Chazen's collection to the classroom. Find ready-to-use resources for incorporating art into nearly any subject. The Objects Study Room and Prints and Drawings Study Room provide access to to off-view artworks for individuals or small groups.
Talks, Tours, Activities
Chazen programs focus on interactions among artists and the community, as well as a range of hands-on experiences for all ages. Explore lectures, gallery talks, demonstrations, and family-focused activities to do at home.
The Chazen’s permanent collection is a rich resource for students, artists, art historians, researchers, teachers, and anyone with a bit of curiosity. With more than 23,000 artworks— and roughly 1,700 on view at any time—the collection is fully digitized and accessible online.