Performance and the Arts

Choose from among  a dazzling array of performing arts events, embracing all kinds of music, dance, theater, film and more.

Dance Program

Dance Program

The Chazen Museum of Art exhibits treasures from antiquities to the Renaissance to the modern. The exhibits rotate frequently and admission is free. Drop-in and arranged tours are available.

The Dance Program presents concerts throughout the year in Lathrop Hall.

University Theatre

University Theatre

The School of Music presents an array of performances, including choral, orchestral, opera, band and more by faculty, students and guest artists in the Mosse Humanities Building and Music hall.

The historic Wisconsin Union Theater is located on Lake Mendota next to the Memorial Union’s famed Terrace. The greats have been playing and speaking there since 1939. The Union Theater remains warm, lively and inviting, while the magic of great performances and the ferment of ideas continue to fill it today.

University Theatre presents stimulating and enjoyable theater for audiences of all types and ages.

University gallery spaces are found in many campus locations. A sampling of galleries are listed below:

For more information about performance and the arts at UW-Madison, visit Arts on Campus.