2017 Dane Arts Calendar
Cover Image: Amy Jouhnson, Harvest, Oil on canvas
2017 Dane Arts Calendar, February Image
Mark Weller, Peaceful Morning, Photography
Neighborhood House Mural
Randall Elementary School playground mural.  Created by Dane Arts Mural Arts (DAMA) artists and the SAIL West High School students. "Kindness" in the Library, Classroom, Lunchroom, Crossing, and Playroom. 

Grant Panel Reviews

Arts in Education Panel Review (Room 354):

Thursday, March 9th,  1p-3:30pm

Multidisciplinary/Visual Arts Grant Panel Review (Room 354):

Monday, March 13th, 9:30a-12:30pm

Theater/ Dance Grant Panel Review (Room 351):

Tuesday, March 14th, 5:30p-7pm

Music Grant Panel Review (Room 351):

Friday, March 17th, 8:30a-2:30pm


Commission Grant Panel Review (Room 354):

Wednesday, April 5th, 4:30p-7:00pm


PLEASE RSVP TO fraire@countyofdane if you plan to attend one of the panel reviews.


Scholarship Opportunity:

2017 Fundraising & Development for Nonprofits Conference

We are excited to announce a scholarship opportunity for the 2017 Fundraising & Development for Nonprofits Conference, hosted by the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies at UW-Madison on May 31, 2017-June 2, 2017.

The conference takes place, at UW-Madison’s Union South and will offer interactive workshops and techniques to put to work at your organization immediately, as well as peer networking opportunities.

Dane Arts will be offering 5 partial scholarships of $300 each to qualified candidates. To be considered for a scholarship, please send a copy of your resume and the completed scholarship application to Sarah Bluvas at bluvas.sarah@countyofdane.com by Wednesday, April 12th, at 4:30 pm.

You can also contact Sarah with any questions about the application process.

All scholarship recipients will also be asked to submit a short report of their experience following the conference. More details about this requirement will be provided after the recipients are selected.  

Application: 2017 Scholarship Application




EUARCA+ (European Art Camp + Wisconsin) 2017

Attention Visual Artists:  This is your opportunity to travel to Kassel Germany to represent Dane County and the Dane County Cultural Affairs office.  A visual artist from Dane County will be one of four artists selected to travel to Kassel, Germany.  Artists will take up residency and show work as part of the Art-Project EUARCA+ (European Art Camp + Wisconsin) 2017.  The selected visual artist will join artists from our sister/cooperation counties Forli-Cesena (Italy), Bistrita-Nasaud (Romania) and Gueret (France) . All expenses will be paid through EURACA+.

For more info and to apply, visit: http://www.culturalaffairsgrants.com/getCurrentOpportunities.do

For questions, contact Mark Fraire at (608) 266-5915 or fraire@countyofdane.com





2017 Dane Arts Calendars

The 2017 Calendars are now available!  Please visit our "Art Calendar" page, under the Poster/Calendar menu on the tool bar above, for purchase locations or call (608) 266-4114 for more information.



2016 Dane Arts Poster

The 2016 Dane Arts Poster is now available for pick up here at the Dane County Executive Office (210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Room #421 Madison, WI 53703).  Stop by anytime between 8am - 4:30pm, Monday-Friday.

Donations are accepted.



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Support Dane Arts' grants!

The Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission awards several types of grants to local artists and arts & cultural organizations. Funding is provided through both public and private donations and every dollar can help art, culture, and history continue to thrive in Dane County.