Wisconsin Weekend: Appreciating Art, Celebrating Dia De Los Muertos

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Plastic sculptures at the Chazen Art Museum
The special exhibit Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials at the Chazen Museum of Art in Madison, Sept 23, 2019. Dean Knetter/WPR

As the Chazen Museum of Art in Madison expands its hours, we learn how to better take in the art found at museums and galleries across the state. Then, with Dia de los Muertos in full swing, we journey through the history of the holiday and hear about festivals around the state.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin Weekend: Art Appreciation For Amateurs

    Art museums and galleries around Wisconsin feature renowned works and exhibitions. Madison’s Chazen Museum of Art recently expanded its hours of operation. An art professor explains how to view art and better appreciate gallery offerings.

  • Wisconsin Weekend: Dia De Los Muertos Festivals

    This time of year, families pay tribute to their loved ones to celebrate Dia de los Muertos. On this Wisconsin weekend, we’re learning more about the history and traditions of this holiday. Plus, our guest explains what festivals look like in the state.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Leslie Smith III Guest
  • Jacobo Lovo Guest

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