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Chazen Museum of Art, Madison

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  • July 11, 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 »
  • July 9, 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  more »
  • July 8, 2017
    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...  more »
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  • March 2, 2017
    I can't overstate how impressed I am with the collection. The variety means there is something for everyone: historical artifacts, paintings from many times and places, mixed media, sculptures, even an original Grant Wood. The changing showroom also features artists from around the world, and provides something fresh to repeat visitors. My only complaint is that they make visitors put all of their bags in tiny lockers and then guards will hover near you. I guess they have a lot of valuable art to protect, but other galleries I've visited have never had such a tense atmosphere.
  • February 25, 2017
    Always interesting exhibitions there. They have a coatroom with lockers. Lockers are 25 cents, but if you don't have a quarter ask the guards are the front desk. They have a cup of quarters specifically for this. (the quarter is returned when to retrieve your stuff - be sure to return the quarter to the community cup!)
  • December 1, 2016
    A couple of weeks ago I had visited this Art Museum, it was my first time here. Very nice museum with a very large collection of a variety of different types of artwork. There are two parts to the museum, the newer addition and the original museum. Allow a couple of hours to see the entire museum and grab a map at the front desk and go exploring. The museum offers different events each month, recommend checking their event calendar for upcoming events. Admission is free. Recommend parking in one of the Parking ramps near the museum.
  • April 30, 2017
    Great collection of art. Very close to the Lake St. parking ramp. Best of all, it's free!
  • February 10, 2017
    Great art. Very modern. I would not recommend this place to kids, but anyone 16+ who has an appreciation for some weirder arts.

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