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Art Exhibits & Galleries

The Wisconsin Union is home to a variety of art exhibits, both permanent and temporary, throughout the year.

The Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Art Committee plans and programs all gallery spaces at Memorial Union and Union South. The students from this committee select, curate, install and maintain the exhibitions and program other visual art events.

Current Exhibits & Events

Memorial Union

  • Class of 1925 Gallery, 2nd floor West Wing
  • Main Gallery, 2nd floor Core

Hours: building open through 10 pm when Memorial Union is open and exhibitions are running 

Memorial Union

Union South

  • Gallery 1308, 1st floor

Hours: building open through 10 pm when Union South is open and exhibitions are running.

Union South

About the WUD Art Committee

The WUD Art Committee is a student-run committee dedicated to showcasing the visual arts. The committee selects, installs, and accessibly presents local, national, and international contemporary artwork in the Memorial Union and Union South gallery spaces. The committee collaborates with other organizations to create ancillary programming that recontextualizes standard approaches to the visual arts. 

Learn More

About the WUD Art Committee

Our Permanent Art Collection

The Wisconsin Union owns more than 1500 works by more than 700 artists―many with Wisconsin roots.

About the Collection

Our Permanent Art Collection
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