Creative Wisconsin Day schedule

Creative Wisconsin Day Schedule (as of 2-9-2020, subject to change)

Wednesday, April 15, 1-5 pm
Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State Street, downtown Madison
Attend the Creative Summit.  Register for the Summit using the Creative Wisconsin Day registration form.  Wisconsin Studio.

Thursday, April 16, 8 am – 4 pm
Overture Center for the Arts, 201 State Street, downtown Madison
Click here for a map of downtown Madison parking – closest parking ramps are the Overture Center garage and the State Street/Capitol garage

8 am Registration opens – greet old and new friends, grab a cup of coffee, and explore our sponsors’ exhibits
Main Lobby

8:30 am Creative Wisconsin Day Breakfast
Main Lobby
Program begins at 9 am

Featured speakers:

Performance TBA

10 am – 1 pm Constituent visits with legislators
State Capitol

10 am – 2 pm Check out The Idea Center at Overture in the Main Lobby:  here’s your chance to visit our Creative Wisconsin Day sponsors exhibits,  make some art, purchase a Tshirt, book or card, and join your colleagues for roundtable discussions on arts education, creative placemaking, community engagement, downtown development, and more.

Roundtables will take place 10:30-11:30 am and 11:45 am-12:45 pm.   

1 pm Networking lunch
Main Lobby
Relax and catch up with old and new friends.

2-4 pm  Post-Creative Wisconsin Day workshop (TBA)

4 pm and after Happy hour (cash bar) with colleagues and friends
The Old Fashioned, 23 North Pinckney Street (east side of the Capitol Square)

 Throughout the day:

  • Enjoy the exhibit area with our generous Creative Wisconsin Day sponsors
  • Art making: Creative Wisconsin Day Artist in Residence TBA
  • Community arts publications and Arts Wisconsin merchandise for sale
  • Please post your photos, thoughts and ideas on social media!  The Creative Wisconsin Day Twitter hashtags are #CreateWisconsin, #CreativeWisconsin, and #investincreativity and #WisconsinCreates.

Creative Wisconsin Day registration fees are $40 for individuals and $20 for students (K-college).  Registration covers continental breakfast, box lunch and materials.   Creative Summit registration fee is $20.