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VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS


Why Meet in Madison?

Eclectic culture breeds inspired art in Madison. A downtown pulsing with invigorating energy is your stage for inspired meetings.

Premier venues offer unique meeting opportunities with a side of entertainment. Take in a nationally-touring performance at The Sylvee – an intimate venue for the nation’s hottest acts. Or step into the Orpheum, a striking blend of art deco and French Renaissance designs sure to stir creativity. Be consumed by the stunning performance of Broadway shows at the renowned Overture Center for the Arts.

Spectacular art museums feature local and international works to spark imagination. The Madison Museum of Contemporary Arts is a sleek work of art itself, and is filled with modern works from around the world. The Chazen Museum of Art features brings Wisconsin’s second-largest art collection – more than 20,000 items dating as far back as ancient Greece – to the heart of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Be inspired. Meet in Madison.


Number of Speakers

UW-Madison has 13 expert speakers in the arts and music industries. For a full list, visit Badger Talks.


Major Venues

  • Overture Center for the Arts
  • Madison Museum of Contemporary Arts
  • Chazen Musuem of Art
  • The Orpheum Theater
  • The Sylvee
  • Art In
  • Common Wealth Gallery


Notable Acts and Exhibits

  • Hamilton
  • The Lion King
  • Wicked
  • Book of Mormon
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Nathaniel Rateliff
  • Mitski
  • Smashing Pumpkins
  • Dan + Shay