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2018 Dane Arts Calendar Artists
Photo credit: Hedi Rudd
2018 Calendar Cover Image
2018 Dane Arts Calendar Cover Image
Karen Watson-Newlin, "A Madison Summer", Acrylic on Canvas, 36"x36"
2017 Dane Arts Calendar, December Image
2018 Dane Arts Calendar January Image
January 2018 Calendar Image: Rebecca Power, Finding Lake Wingra, Photography



2018 Cycle 1 Grants

The 2018 Cycle 1 Grant Deadline is Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 4:00pm.  We will be hosting a free grant workshop on Thursday, January 18, 2018, 12:15pm-1:30pm, at Central Library (201 W Mifflin St., Madison, WI 53703) Room 301.  Visit the "Funding" tab for more grant information.



Dane Arts Gallery

The Dane Arts Gallery, located in the City-County Building, now features the artwork of Char Devos.  Read more about Char and her exhibit here, http://www.danearts.com/community/gallery. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018, from 4pm-6pm on the first floor of the City-County Building (210 MLK Jr. Blvd. Madison, WI 53703).  There will be light refreshments.   Parking can be found at the Dane County Parking Ramp (113 S. Henry St. Madison, WI 53703).  Metered street parking is also available. 


Univeristy of Wisconsin Madison

2018 Fundraising & Development for Nonprofits Conference


The Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission-Dane Arts is excited to announce a scholarship opportunity to help arts fundraising and development professionals attend the 2018 Fundraising & Development for Nonprofits Conference hosted by the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The conference takes place May 30-June 1, 2018, at UW-Madison’s Union South and will offer interactive workshops, techniques to put to work at your organization immediately and peer networking opportunities.

Dane Arts is able to offer 5 partial scholarships of $300 each to qualified candidates. To be considered for a scholarship, send a copy of your resume and the completed scholarship application to Anna Strand, Strand.Anna@countyofdane.com, by Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 4:30 pm.

All scholarship recipients will 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: 2018 Fundraising & Development for Nonprofits Conference



Dane Arts Buy Local Pop-Up Markets

Stay tuned for more information on our upcoming DABL Pop-Up Markets!



2018 Dane Arts Poster

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2019 Dane Arts Calendar

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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.