• March 11th, 2019

    Andean and Amazonian Cultural Artifacts and the Stories They Tell The Kohler Art Library is pleased to host a pop-up exhibit about Andean and Amazonian cultural artifacts for the month […]

  • February 7th, 2019

    The Kohler Art Library is pleased to announce “Narrative Images: Jim Lee & Blue Moon Press,” our selection for the 5th Annual Bernstein Book Arts Lecture. On display in the […]

  • October 1st, 2018

    This exciting exhibit combines artists’ books from the Kohler Art Library collection with art from current UW-Madison MFA students to explore the topic of civic engagement. As a midterm election […]

  • June 14th, 2018

    Commemorating the Madison Reunion and the 50th anniversary of 1968, the Kohler Art Library’s summer show focuses on the poignant moments that defined a decade. The turbulence of the 1960s […]

  • April 12th, 2018

    Join artist (and former UW-Madison photography faculty) Matthew Bakkom as he shares Collective Investigation, a collaborative method through which groups explore collections of printed material and discover shared affinities. In a […]

  • March 15th, 2018

    Distinguished book artist Julie Chen has produced nearly 60 limited edition works that focus on the reading experience and the materiality of the book. Her quest to merge structure and […]

  • March 9th, 2018

    The Kohler Art Library’s current show, We Weave What We See, is a collection of Diné (Navajo) weavings by artist Dakota Mace. Mace’s weavings focus on re-interpreting the symbolic abstractions […]

  • January 26th, 2018

    Currently on display in the Kohler Art Library is Semiology, a show about art and language. Curated by University of Wisconsin-Madison MFA students Claire Wilson and Kaylyn Gerenz, the pieces in […]

  • September 5th, 2017

     Professor Barbara Buenger and Lyn Korenic will give an informal talk about the rare and fine books on display on Wednesday, October 11, from 2:00-3:00 pm in the Kohler Art Library.  Gather […]

  • September 4th, 2017

    The Kohler Art Library has changed its look for the summer. Newly installed paintings by Tara Austin, a recent MFA graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, now hang in the […]

  • July 5th, 2017

    Wheels, pull-tabs, and folds…oh my!  On view is a sampling of the Kohler Art Library’s amazing collection of pop-up books.  The sixteen examples on display celebrate and embrace the season […]

  • March 3rd, 2017

    Currently on display in the library is a collection of artist books and prints by distinguished artist Diane Fine. Under her imprint Moonkosh Press the artist has produced over twenty-five […]

  • December 8th, 2016

    On display are eight collaborative portfolios published by Hand Papermaking Inc. They showcase the wide range of creative possibilities inherent in the art of handmade paper.  The examples of paper […]

  • July 11th, 2016

    Water is elemental to every form of life on our planet. It also serves as a crucial and enduring motif for artistic production. The Kohler Art Library and Wisconsin Water […]

  • July 11th, 2016

    The UW Digital Collections Center, the Chazen Museum of Art, and the Kohler Art Library have collaborated to create an online collection of exhibition catalogs produced by the Chazen (formerly […]