The Driftless Area of southwest Wisconsin contains many geological gems.
Though historically it has been difficult for contemporary Native American artists to find acceptance and inclusion within the often exclusionary world of the fine arts, Wisconsin artists are playing a prominent role in changing that.
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.
Indigenous knowledges and perspectives are not commonly recognized in climate adaptation planning focused on natural and cultural resource management.
This solo exhibition by artist Emily Arthur examines connections between seemingly unrelated events, past and present, to make visible the land as a living matter that holds a story.
Original prints by 19 Indigenous artists, curated by Emily Arthur from local collections.
Join the Wisconsin Academy at our James Watrous Gallery for a reception celebrating the paired exhibits Emily Arthur: Re-membering and
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