Category: exhibits

  • Authors’ Portraits, Sixties Style

    Posted on Jun 30th

    Our current exhibit, “The Sixties: Remembering Who Was T/here,” pays tribute to, among other, eleven influential novels of the era. Though the […]

  • More about World Religions

    Posted on Apr 17th

    In the current exhibit in Special Collections, Preserving the Word: World Religions in our Libraries, our colleagues Thomas Durkin, Todd Michelson-Ambelang, and Lisa Wettleson […]

  • Hofmann’s Violet and Perkin’s Mauveine

    Posted on Mar 12th

    Today’s Google Doodle honors Sir William Henry Perkin’s 180th birthday and the organic dye mauveine for which he is best known. We […]

  • The Cairns Collection and Art History Curatorial Studies 2018

    Posted on Feb 12th

    Images from our holdings of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin figure in the exhibition at the Chazen Museum of Art curated by […]

  • Stains in Special Collections

    Posted on Dec 12th

    The presentation about the Library of Stains project on December 13 prompts us to look at different sorts of stains in Special Collections […]

  • Gallery Talk for Iceland Exhibit, Oct. 30, 3 p.m.

    Posted on Oct 25th

    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.” […]

  • Electrifying Displays

    Posted on Jun 11th

    Our current exhibit, “Natural History :: Natural Philosophy,” includes much about that quintessential topic of 18th-century natural philosophy, electricity. On display are […]

  • Artist’s and Curator’s Talks on Natural History Exhibits

    Posted on Apr 30th

    Please join us as Martha Glowacki reprises her lecture about the Chazen Museum exhibition “Martha Glowacki’s Natural History, Observations and Reflections” and […]

  • Polka!

    Posted on Mar 6th

    We’re looking forward to the premiere this evening of Wisconsin Public Television’s Polka!, which includes an image of some lively dancing from […]

  • Chazen Exhibition Opens March 3

    Posted on Mar 2nd

    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 […]

  • A Closer Look

    Posted on Feb 10th

    We invite you to take a closer look at our new exhibit Natural History :: Natural Philosophy, on display in Special Collections […]

  • In Honor of the Lunar New Year

    Posted on Jan 28th

    In honor of the lunar new year celebration today, and inspired by a New York Times piece about Shanghai, we show this […]