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Ellie Westman Chin Named New President & CEO

MADISON, WIS. (January 5, 2021) – The Destination Madison Board is thrilled to announce Ellie Westman Chin has been chosen as the organization’s new President & CEO following a national search. Westman Chin currently serves as President & CEO for Visit Franklin in Tennessee, where she was named the…

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Best Fishing Locations in Madison

Madison may have all the exciting activity of an urban destination, but those of us who are passionate about the outdoor life know the real action lies in our lakes. Make that, swims in our lakes. And bays. And rivers and streams. We’re talking lightning striking, pole bending, line tugging…

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Experience Wisconsin Art

This year, Madison becomes the focal point of the Wisconsin art community with the Wisconsin Triennial. Organized by the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA), the Triennial presents Wisconsin art in all its diversity drawing from different regions of the state. The Triennial goes from October…

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Madison's Quirky Love for Flamingos

In the fall of 1979, Madison was the site of the largest known migration of plastic flamingos in recorded history. On September 4, University of Wisconsin students and staff, trudged their way to class and were stunned to see that more than 1,000 plastic flamingos had descended upon the iconic…

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Madison's Love Affair with Art

Many icons of American creativity have gotten their start right here in Greater Madison, including Georgia O’Keefe, Frank Lloyd Wright and Vinnie Ream. Madison's love affair with art and creativity thrives to this day, and especially comes alive in the season of the sun. ART FAIR ON THE SQUARE Every…

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