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Chazen Museum of Art

750 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706-1411
+1 608-263-2246
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Super free art museum.

This venue is great for both adults and children (at least 5 years old). Large variety of art to... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Kathy N
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Plain, Wisconsin
Impressive!

A great spot to visit while in Madison. Multi level with many contemporary art pieces and some... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
RobS2011
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Calgary, Canada
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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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750 University Ave, Madison, WI 53706-1411
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This venue is great for both adults and children (at least 5 years old). Large variety of art to look at and you can't beat the free price.

Thank Kathy N
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the museum! We hope to see you again soon, Kathy N!

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

A great spot to visit while in Madison. Multi level with many contemporary art pieces and some very avant-garde acquisitions. Visited the samurai event in the summertime, very well curated and was lucky to have been able see it.

Thank RobS2011
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you for visiting. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

A wonderful facility with a collection of work that covers nearly every medium, genre, and culture. The temporary exhibit was Aborigine Art. This alone was educational and impressive. The art was exhibited well with adequate lighting and space to view. Sufficient benches were available for...More

Thank pete6179
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for reviewing and visiting the museum! We are glad you enjoyed your visit. The Aboriginal Art exhibition is on display through April 22nd.

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

After the recent renovation and expansion opened, I took a well traveled art friend who had not been to the Chazen previously. He was impressed with it's collections for a city the size of Madison. The Chazen is a true art gem for Madison. The...More

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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for supporting the Chazen Museum of Art. We appreciate you taking the time to review the museum and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Very complete museum - I was impressed and pleasantly surprised. Had a wide range of styles/periods. My teenage daughter (who is artistically inclined) loves going there. Definitely recommend if you are into art.

Thank BizHappy
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thank you for writing a review! So glad that you and your daughter enjoy the collection.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I don’t know how we missed this museum on previous visits to Madison. Will certainly go back again. Do take a moment to browse their website before you go to learn more about their permanent collection and temporary exhibits.

Thank GreetPVB
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your review GreetPVB! We hope you will come back again soon!

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

We didn't expect Madison to have such a very nice museum, with that kind of art collections. we really loved it.

Thank Lisa R
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thanks for visiting the museum Lisa! So happy you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The Chazen has a beautiful art collection! While I was not very impressed with the current temporary exhibit, the rest of the museum made up for it. Definitely a must see for Wisconsin art enthusiasts, plus it's free! The only thing I wouldn't recommend is...More

Thank Miranda B
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you for your review Miranda. Glad you had a nice visit to the museum. The Chazen Museum is now doing a monthly program for families called "Art Spin". The next art spin will be on February, 10th 12-3pm. The theme is Australia and visitors...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

For an art museum in a mid-sized college town, the Chazen is exactly what I would expect, though some other college towns I've visited would be lucky to have it. It's housed in two 2-storey buildings linked by an enclosed pedestrian bridge (also filled with...More

Thank Charles B
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the museum. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and had the opportunity to explore our collection.

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This facility is s treasure. Great art in an easy-to-get to location. Changing exhibits make repeat visits worthwhile—and you sometimes get the opposite to see artists in action. Rain, snow or sunshine—any time is a great time to visit!

Thank gawarfield
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ChazenArt, Guest Relations Manager at Chazen Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for your review. So glad that you enjoy your visits to the Chazen Museum of Art no matter the weather! Our next temporary exhibit is going to be Certainty and Doubt: Paintings by Dan Ramirez October 13th, 2017- January 7th, 2018.

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ShannaandAmanda H
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Free!
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Admission is always free.
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