Close Observation: Art & Science in the Anthropocene

Working across disciplines in a variety of modes and materials, five researcher/artists express the hope that visual communication points the way to a more ecologically sustainable future. Including scientific illustration, nature explorations, encaustic painting and the use of a new material that literally detoxifies, the exhibition asks viewers to take a close look at living … Continued

Spy Games

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to rendezvous with Agent K and the rest of the covert staff at the Aram Public Library in Delavan anytime during regular library hours during the week of October 10-15 to test your code cracking and investigation skills. Be prepared to get your spy on. This … Continued

GEEX Talks: Better Together

The first of a three-part conversation on “Kinship in Collective and Collaborative Practices: Shifting Studio Glass Histories,” this talk features the artist-organizers Corey Pemberton and Cedric Mitchell as Better Together. In their GEEX Talks lecture, Better Together discusses their work as artist-organizers. Through live demonstrations, craft fairs and more, Better Together’s gatherings seek to unify … Continued

BIG-Size Brainteaser Puzzles to Solve! Outside! Free! Anytime

Stop by, anytime, to try the outside window display of GIANT-size Brainteaser Geometric Puzzles! Can you solve them? Available (outdoors) 24/7 for essential brain exercise and ageless fun. The Logic Puzzle Museum and Teacher Place & Parent Resources are offering this free, outside, thinking fun for families, adults and kids to try. Answers are achieved … Continued

Sandhill Wildlife Area Crane Watch

Observe flocks of Sandhill cranes landing for the evening in the Gallagher Marsh at Sandhill Wildlife Area from 3 p.m. to sunset. Guests are asked to register in the logbook and pick up a map at the kiosk near the entrance gate. Follow the 14-mile one-way Trumpeter Trail auto tour to the parking area near … Continued

Wisconsin Science Festival at Big Hill Park

Mark your calendars! Wisconsin Science Festival is October 10-16, 2022! Join Welty Environmental Center at Big Hill Park on Saturday, October 15, 2022, 1-4 p.m. for loads of fun involving weather and climate. This year’s Wisconsin Science Festival theme is celebrating the International Year of Glass, so participants will have games to play and crafts … Continued

The Shape of The Environment Art Exhibition

The Shape of the Environment, on view at the Arts and Literature Laboratory, is an exhibition that explores a wide variety of topics related to environmental issues. Curated by Lelia Byron, the exhibition includes work by Fábio Erdos, Patrizia Ferreira, Hong Huo, Hattie Lee, Lianne Milton, Richie Morales, Beth Racette, Nirmal Raja, Sparker, Roberto Torres … Continued

Chazen Museum of Art Self-Guided Visit

Visitors to the Chazen Museum of Art are welcome to pick up a Glass Guide to use while exploring the galleries and learning about the glass artwork in our collection! We are open: Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Science By The River: A Wisconsin Rapids Science Festival

Science By The River is an interactive, STEM-focused experience for communities of Wisconsin Rapids and surrounding areas. This single day event features an educational walking trail along the Wisconsin Rapids River Walk and a tap talk series at B’s Taphouse. This effort is designed to increase interest in science-based education and discovery learning amongst families … Continued

Wisconsin Science Festival Hands-On Expo

Experience dozens of interactive, hands-on exploration stations that feature STEM activities ranging from virtual reality to health and medicine, chemistry, glass blowing demonstrations and more! Explore the hands-on activities at your own pace and interact with scientists, STEM professionals and students from UW-Madison and beyond! The Discovery Expo in the Discovery Building is a great … Continued

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