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  • Spines of 78rpm record albums on a shelf
    May 31st, 2018

    New exhibit of 78rpm record albums highlights the visuals that housed the sounds.

  • Boxes containing Ben Sidran's personal archives
    May 30th, 2018

    Madison music legend’s materials become part of Wisconsin Music Archives.

  • books on library shelving
    April 30th, 2018

    Options available for UW-Madison Alumni to continue using library resources and services.

  • Label for Banner 78rpm side B-547 A, "Beit mich a bissele"
    April 5th, 2018

    Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture project to highlight selections from the Mayrent Collection of Yiddish Recordings

  • Porcelain figures of a Scandinavian fiddler and a piper
    March 23rd, 2018

    Free and Open to the Public! April 12-14, 2018. Two days of panel presentations, two nights of Scandinavian Folk Music concerts, and a community dance at Folklore Village.

  • Bass At Your Place exhibit display case containing a Lawrence LaMay bass
    March 13th, 2018

    Exhibit in Mills Music Library and Memorial Library celebrates 25th anniversary of Richard Davis Foundation for Young Bassists Conference, and 50th anniversary of the International Society of Bassists, which was founded in Madison.

  • January 27th, 2018

    41 titles have been added to their Video On Demand catalog.

  • Cover of John W. Barker's 2017 book The Pro Arte Quartet
    January 19th, 2018

    John W. Barker’s book is an historical overview of the Pro Arte Quartet, which was founded in 1912 and has been in residence at University of Wisconsin-Madison since 1940.

  • December 22nd, 2017

    Filip Šír, National Museum, Czech Republic, writes about his visit to Mills Music Library in ARSC Newsletter article.

  • December 8th, 2017

    Core database is redesigned and relaunched!

  • November 15th, 2017

    Hear Professor Emeritus Jim Leary on Wisconsin Public Radio’s Central Time, speaking about preserving folk culture–including his work on the Local Centers/Global Sounds project Mills Music Library and The Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures are undertaking thanks to an NEH grant.

  • Memories of Snoose Boulevard, and Return to Snoose Boulevard LP jackets
    November 9th, 2017

    Joe Salmons, Mirva Johnson, and David Natvig give Traditions in Dialogue lecture, Tuesday, November 14, 5:30-6:30pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

  • UW-Madison DesignLab logo
    November 3rd, 2017

    DesignLab consultant Colin Gioia Connors leads Traditions in Dialogue workshop, Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 5:30-6:30pm, College Library, DesignLab Media Studio A, Room 2250.

  • Stack of 45s with a box of more 45s on top
    October 20th, 2017

    Nathan Gibson, Ethnic American Music Curator, Mills Music Library, leads Traditions in Dialogue workshop, Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:30-6:30pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.

  • Cover of A Great Vision: A Militant Family’s Journey Through the 20th Century, by Richard March
    October 16th, 2017

    Richard March speaks about his new book, A Great Vision: A Militant Family’s Journey Through the 20th Century, Monday, October 23, 2017, 7:00-9:00pm, Memorial Library, Room 126.