The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts and the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) welcome Black poet, performance artist and UW–Madison alumna Jasmine Mans to campus October 31–November 5, 2022, through the Interdisciplinary …
Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives
New artist-in-residence series to spotlight academics, arts, activism
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts’ Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program for the 2022–2023 academic year will engage a partnership with the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI), presenting a series of short-term residencies …
Line Breaks Festival showcases artists and performers of First Wave’s past and present
The 15th annual Line Breaks Hip Hop Theater Festival brought together First Wave scholars and alumni for an extraordinary series of free performances on April 1 and 2 at the Overture Center.
15th annual Line Breaks Festival looks to provide ‘the true breadth of the human experience’
“The point of Line Breaks is to celebrate the culture of hip hop, to celebrate the young people in our programming and in our network and to create a platform for the stories and voices of some of the most marginalized communities in our country.”
15th annual Line Breaks Hip Hop Theater Festival coming April 1-2 at Overture Center
The annual celebration is a multi-day showcase bridging campus, local, and national leaders in hip-hop, spoken word, and the urban arts.
Line Breaks Festival
The 15th annual Line Breaks Hip Hop Theater Festival on April 1st & 2nd will bring together students and professional artists for a series of performances unlike any other on the UW campus.
Coming full circle: Chris Walker takes reins as UW Arts director
While reflecting on where he began at UW, Chris Walker talked about how his journey has come full circle from his time leading the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives and First Wave scholarship program.