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Chazen Museum of Art

750 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706-1411
+1 608-263-2246
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Beauty in Design and Content

I’m always amazed at the number of art galleries that are offered for free that we, locals and... read more

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Hitheroadwithlila
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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Chazen Museum of Art

Made up of a building's three stories, the Chazen Museum of Art is located near the campus of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Wade K
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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750 University Ave., Madison, WI 53706-1411
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Reviewed yesterday

I’m always amazed at the number of art galleries that are offered for free that we, locals and tourists, fail to take advantage of. Spacious and clean, the Chazen Museum of Art is a treasure tucked away in the downtown area of Madison, Wisconsin. It...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Made up of a building's three stories, the Chazen Museum of Art is located near the campus of University of Wisconsin. This museum is easy to navigate offering the choice of either stairs or elevator. Once on any of the floors, you'll be treated to...More

1  Thank Wade K
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review Wade K. We are glad you enjoyed both the local and international art in our collection during your visit to the museum.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friends were in town so we just popped in to find an artist in residence completing a mammoth painting. These place just gets better and better. We could have spent the entire day there.

Thank regorwi
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting the museum. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you get to spend an entire day at the museum soon!

Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were so surprised by the marvelous collection. This is a Madison treasure. Be sure a take the Docent led tour. We might have missed some key pieces without their guidance.

Thank Nan H
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Nan H! We are glad you had a great experience on your docent led tour!

Reviewed 16 August 2017

The Museum has gone through a growth period over the last few years and this is a delightful way to spend a few hours. When we went, it was totally free and we were impressed with the wide ranging selection.

Thank rockydogz1
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit rockydogz1. We are glad you enjoyed the museum's collection.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

World class art museum that doesn't take a day to visit. A wonderful escape for locals, with superb and extensive special exhibits. A Madison gem.More

Thank elizabethbS4568XF
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review elizabethbS4568XF! We are glad that you enjoy visiting the museum's special exhibits. We currently have an exhibit entitled "Karen LaMonte: Floating World" in the Rowland Galleries that features life-sized kimonos cast in glass, ceramic, bronze, and rusted iron. It will...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

we were able to see all of it in one hour because we had too but would have liked to stay an hour more: such a good collection! daring too by the way

Thank Jurgen B
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your visit Jurgen B! We hope you will be able to explore the rest of the collection soon.

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Great museum to visit on a Sunday afternoon. My son really enjoyed the art work and walking around the university. Did I mention it's free, but please donate, and please take change to leave backpacks in storage.

Thank Sandra B
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Sandra B. We are glad you enjoyed your time at the museum!

Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is a small size museum run by the UW-Madison but has a rich collection of art objects from around the world. Has very old art objects from cradles of civilisation such as India, China, Egypt etc. Runs periodic temporary exhibitions too. Also, has paintings....More

Thank RudraPalash
ChazenArt, Public Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thanks for your visit RudraPalash! We are happy you had such a great visit and thanks for the review!

Reviewed 17 May 2017

A free museum in the center of the Univ campus. The collection ranges from Dutch masters to contemporary art, sculpture, ceramics and glassware. It is never a disappointment.

Thank sdiamond139
ChazenArt, Public Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thanks, sdiamond139. We are glad you saw a large part of the collection.

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ShannaandAmanda H
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Free!
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ShannaandAmanda H
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Admission is always free.
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