Category Archives: events

Science Expeditions 2019 logo
April 5th, 2019

We’re delighted to be one of the “destinations for exploration” in this year’s UW-Madison Science Expeditions, the annual campus-wide open house that connects you to UW people and places. We […]

Leopold shack viewed from treehouse leo0484
March 19th, 2019

Please join us for ALDO LEOPOLD & THE MAKING OF A SAND COUNTY ALMANAC OPEN HOUSE & LECTURE SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2019 SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, 976 MEMORIAL LIBRARY 2 PM Special viewing of […]

October 12th, 2018

In honor of this weekend’s symposium “On Human Nature: Machiavelli’s Mandrake at 500,” we offer a look at the account and depiction of the mandrake in A nievve herball, or, Historie of plantes: […]

December 13th, 2017

The presentation about the Library of Stains project on December 13 prompts us to look at different sorts of stains in Special Collections — notably, stains within our chemistry holdings. These […]

October 26th, 2017

We hope you will join us on Monday, October 30, at 3 PM in Special Collections for an informal gallery talk about our exhibit “Iceland.” On hand to talk about items on display […]

Jacob's ladder from James Sowerby, English botany, or, Coloured figures of British plants.
April 30th, 2017

Please join us as Martha Glowacki reprises her lecture about the Chazen Museum exhibition “Martha Glowacki’s Natural History, Observations and Reflections” and Robin Rider introduces  the complementary Special Collections exhibit […]

March 2nd, 2017

Thanks for the shout-out in the Wisconsin State Journal from artist Martha Glowacki, whose exhibition “Martha Glowacki’s Natural History, Observations and Reflections” at the Chazen Museum of Art officially opens tomorrow, […]

eye through magnifying glass, from Margaret Bryan's Lectures on natural philosophy (1806).
February 11th, 2017

We invite you to take a closer look at our new exhibit Natural History :: Natural Philosophy, on display in Special Collections through early June. The exhibit, designed to complement […]

November 2nd, 2016

Once you’ve seen the First Folio exhibition at the Chazen Museum of Art (opening on November 3 as part of Shakespeare in Wisconsin 2016), we invite you to visit Special Collections […]

John Tedeschi
March 15th, 2016

We hope you will able to attend the event and book signing this Thursday, March 17, for Italian Jews Under Fascism, 1938-1945: A Personal and Historical Narrative, a new book by John Tedeschi […]