The Driftless Area of southwest Wisconsin contains many geological gems.
On Sunday, July 30, 2023 at Piece of Mined in Mayville, WI, Color in the Outdoors' Christopher Kilgour and Geologist Rudy Molinek took us on a journey through Wisconsin's frozen past in Carved by Ice, Shaped by Time: Wisconsin's Glacial Heritage,
On January 14, 2023, guests joined us in the James Watrous Gallery for an open conversation with local plant experts on the connections between saving seeds, preserving culture, and local resilience. Read the transcript and watch video clips with Moselle Singh and Joseph Mougel.
In late 2021, maritime archeologist Tamara Thomsen found a 1,200-year-old dugout canoe partially submerged in the lakebed during a recreational dive in Lake Mendota.
On Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at Mead Public Library in Sheboygan, WI, Sara Smith shared how changes in the environment disproportionately impact Tribal communities across the Nation.
This first talk in Wisconsin’s Climate Stories series featured personal stories from three young women leading the charge in building climate change resilient communities.
On Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at the Overture Center for the Arts, the Wisconsin Academy launched the 2022 Climate Fast Forward Action Plan in a public briefing.
On Tuesday, March 14, 2023 poetry fans joined us in the Promenade Lounge at Overture Center for the Arts for a rare opportunity to hear readings from the incoming and outgoing Wisconsin Poets Laureate, while enjoying scrumptious pie on Pi Day.
Wisconsin People & Ideas magazine presented a virtual reading on October 24 as part of the 2022 Wisconsin Book Festival. The winners of the 2022 Fiction & Poetry Contests read their winning entries. The event was hosted by interim editor, Christopher Chambers.
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Wisconsin Academy Offices
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery
3rd Floor, Overture Center for the Arts
201 State Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.733.6633 x25