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Chazen Museum of Art

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There are wonderful archives and exhibits. Parking is a pain. There is no public parking next to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
billfeeny
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Madison, Wisconsin
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If you are in Mad City and in the UW area, make the Chazen a must do. Rotating exhibitions and a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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This art museum's impressive collection includes, prints, photographs, paintings and sculptures from prehistoric times to modern day. Special exhibitions showcasing local artists take place throughout the year.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are wonderful archives and exhibits. Parking is a pain. There is no public parking next to the place unless you really know your way around the area. Then you know where and when to go. Usually there is something interesting on display.

Thank billfeeny
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Chazen Museum of Art. The closest public parking to the museum is the State Street Campus Garage located at 415 N. Lake Street.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Mad City and in the UW area, make the Chazen a must do. Rotating exhibitions and a quality selection of American and European art. No entrance fee. There is also area art from Africa, Asia. During this visit, we very much...More

Thank GiseppeGord
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Chazen Museum of Art! Life, Love, and Marriage in the Italian Renaissance will be on view through November 4, 2018 and Iceland's Vanishing Beauty: Photography by Michael Kienitz will be on view through February 3, 2019.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never would have gone here if it wasn't for a college course field trip. I loved it, it has so much to look at. The paintings are amazing and worth spendnig some time at.

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the museum! We are glad you have enjoyed our collection of paintings.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum has numerous collections along with exhibits that change on a routine basis so it’s never the same experience. If you’re local, I’d recommend going more often and not trying to see the whole museum in one trip. There’s more to see than you...More

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for continuing to visit the Chazen Museum of Art and taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Really spend a few hours just gazing at the creativity its well worth some charitable dollars to amble through and do some wondering. Some are more to my liking than others but overall a very nice collective of art connoisseurs.

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for reviewing the Chazen Museum of Art. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and got to spend some time gazing at the creativity in the museum.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Wife and I went to Chazen to spend some time inside on a rainy day. Was a lot of fun and the art was great. I am a big fan of Art and grew up in Chicago going to the Art Institute. Definitely worth the...More

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for visiting the Chazen on a rainy day and exploring the collection! We appreciate you taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

I took my Grandaugher here. She is very interested in art and so am I. I drive by here often, and have never stopped. We were very impressed. The people who work and volunteer here are friendly and helpful. I was amazed how big this...More

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for visiting the museum and taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you and your granddaughter enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 8 August 2018

We have been going here yearly for 10 years now and I am always surprised by the quality and quantity of art on display here. Since they expanded, they have added an incredible amount of new display space and the works are rotated frequently so...More

Thank Connie M
ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for visiting, Connie! We are so glad you enjoy the museum's collections and temporary exhibitions.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

My 1 year old grandson and I had a couple of hours on campus one rainy day. Decided to check out Chazen. Both he and I enjoyed every minute -- though we differed on our favorite pieces. Highly recommended for all ages for any time...More

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thank you for visiting the Chazen! We are happy both you and your grandson were able to find places in the museum to enjoy on a rainy day.

Reviewed 2 August 2018

For true Arts fans, this is a truly wonderful place and amazing venue considering the relative size of Madison. It's a gift to this city from an amazing woman. Please do see this wonderful place, as it is incredible considering the size of Madison. I'm...More

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for visiting the museum and taking the time to create a review. We hope to see you again soon!

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Jokerp
14 June 2018|
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Response from BizHappy | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely... it's in heart of UW Campus. There are several places across University Ave, or you can walk a couple of blocks over to State St.
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Linda M
4 April 2016|
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It's about a 5 minute walk: cab would take much longer but about the same travel time if not more.
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