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. 

2017 Dane Arts Poster Reception


The 2017 Poster Reception is set for Tuesday, March 28th, 5:30pm-7pm at Madison Public Library: Central Library (201 W Mifflin St., Madison WI).

Join Dane County Executive Joe Parisi, 2017 poster artist John Ribble, and Cultural Affairs Commission members, for the unveiling of the 2017 Dane Arts Poster.  Appetizers will be provided and music will be performed by the Gadjo Players -- 4 piece acoustic ensemble; original compositions ranging from Jazz, Funk, Bluegrass and Gypsy Swing.

RSVP by March 24th, by sending an email to Turner.Taeli@countyofdane.com  or by calling (608) 266-4114.


Dane Arts Gallery Opening Reception

Philip Salamone is currently exhibiting artwork in the Dane Arts Gallery, located here at the City-County Building. Philip creates spectacular paintings and drawings. Read more about Philip and his work here: www.danearts.com/community/gallery

This exhibition will be available from March 7th- June 4th. Join us for appetizers and conversation at the opening artist reception on Thursday, March 30th, 4pm-7pm, at the City-County Building (210 Martin Luther king Jr. Blvd. Madison) 1st floor hallway.


Grant Panel Reviews

Commission Grant Panel Review (Room 354):

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


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


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.


Keep up with Dane Arts!

Find out what's going on at Dane Arts, learn about Dane Arts funded programs and projects, get information on workshops, grant opportunities, and calls for art. We would love for you to stay connected with us!


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.