Explore the Art Preserve on a self-guided tour that highlights different ways glass is used to present and protect art in our permanent collection of artist-built environments. We are open: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Visitors can stop by the Chazen Museum of Art lobby to create a multimedia artwork inspired by the artwork in our collection!
S.T.E.A.M Saturday: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Math tailored activities for children in kindergarten – 5th grade! Celebrate the Wisconsin Science Festival at the Monona Public Library! Details coming soon.
The James Webb Space Telescope (NASA’s successor to the Hubble Telescope) was launched on December 25, 2021. As the largest, most powerful space telescope ever built, the James Webb Space Telescope will serve as the premier deep space observatory for the next decade. Join us at the UW-Milwaukee Manfred Olson Planetarium to learn about our … Continued
An all-ages, free game festival with great prizes! Join us on the first floor of the UW-Eau Claire Hibbard Humanities Hall to learn a new game, master an old one or create one yourself. Games will begin at the top of the hour every hour, but instruction will be ongoing. No registration needed.
In everyday speech, “glass” usually means windows or beer bottles. It may surprise you that the light produced by cell phone displays also comes from a glass. In science, “glass” is a general term that refers to any solid whose atoms are not packed in a regular manner. Glasses are really useful materials. In this … Continued
Increasingly, ornithological research projects have relied upon contributions of data and effort by non-scientist citizens. Such crowd-sourcing of data provides tremendously valuable data that cannot be acquired solely by scientists. There are many ways that citizens can assist scientific efforts, thereby benefiting efforts to understand and conserve our avian fauna. Several such opportunities will be … Continued
After a long struggle to design and build, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is finally a reality. And the data are spectacular! In this general audience presentation, I will tell the story of how JWST came to be, some of the major challenges that had to be overcome, some of the early results, and … Continued