Division of the Arts / UW-Madison


(608) 890-2718 -- UW-Madison Arts Institute

info@arts.wisc.edu -- General Info

B136 Lathrop Hall
1050 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Created in 1998, the UW Arts Institute is an inter-college unit of the College of Letters and Science, the School of Education and the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Governed by the arts faculty and staff, its mission is to develop, promote and administer interdisciplinary artist residencies, fellowships and awards, public programming, and outreach activities for the benefit of the university and the public.

The Arts Institute sponsors many programs, including The College of the Arts Initiative, the Arts on Campus Website, the Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program, the Creative Arts and Design Learning Community, the Arts Outreach, the CD Recording Project, the Arts Awards, the Wisconsin Film Festival, and the Year of the Arts.

To support specific arts department or programs please see their respective websites. You may also contact the UW Foundation to discuss different giving options.