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Chazen Museum of Art

Closed Now: 11:00 - 17:00
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Art in Madison

This museum is so nice. Clean, quiet, simple, and inviting. I love to keep an eye on what exhibit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BAR1025
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Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
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This is a great place to visit. I used to take classes there as a student years back, and now I... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2018
nathan805
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Madison, Wisconsin
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This art museum's impressive collection includes, prints, photographs, paintings and sculptures from prehistoric times to modern day. Special exhibitions showcasing local artists take place throughout the year.
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750 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706-1411
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is so nice. Clean, quiet, simple, and inviting. I love to keep an eye on what exhibit will be there next. Worthy of world acclaim.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice space with various exhibits and many different forms of art and global historical pieces. Lots of open space where you can quietly process your own impressions and not so big you get lost in it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2018

This is a great place to visit. I used to take classes there as a student years back, and now I stop there with my family every time we go downtown. Great collection of art, and almost always near empty in the summer months. Kids...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nathan805
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Sunday afternoon free concert was superb! Between that and the Fassbinder film later in the afternoon, there wasn't as much time to enjoy the art as we'd have liked. We'll be back.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Another UW-Madison gem. Lots of great art in the permanent collection plus rotating exhibits. Not so large that one is exhausted trying to see everything but large enough to offer a stunning variety of art. Something for everyone.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We saw the vanishing Iceland photo exhibit which was very good. The museum was free and not very crowded, so it was easy and comfortable to go from one piece of art to another.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank norski1109
Reviewed 24 October 2018

One could easily spend hours seeing an amazing & well-displayed art collection right next to University of Wisconsin.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gerri B
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoy spending time at the Chazen Museum of Art.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

There are wonderful archives and exhibits. Parking is a pain. There is no public parking next to the place unless you really know your way around the area. Then you know where and when to go. Usually there is something interesting on display.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank billfeeny
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Chazen Museum of Art. The closest public parking to the museum is the State Street Campus Garage located at 415 N. Lake Street.

Reviewed 22 September 2018

If you are in Mad City and in the UW area, make the Chazen a must do. Rotating exhibitions and a quality selection of American and European art. No entrance fee. There is also area art from Africa, Asia. During this visit, we very much...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GiseppeGord
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Chazen Museum of Art! Life, Love, and Marriage in the Italian Renaissance will be on view through November 4, 2018 and Iceland's Vanishing Beauty: Photography by Michael Kienitz will be on view through February 3, 2019.

Reviewed 22 September 2018

I never would have gone here if it wasn't for a college course field trip. I loved it, it has so much to look at. The paintings are amazing and worth spendnig some time at.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank melfred_20
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you for visiting the museum! We are glad you have enjoyed our collection of paintings.

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Jokerp
13 June 2018|
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Response from BizHappy | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely... it's in heart of UW Campus. There are several places across University Ave, or you can walk a couple of blocks over to State St.
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Linda M
3 April 2016|
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It's about a 5 minute walk: cab would take much longer but about the same travel time if not more.
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