Creative Wisconsin Day schedule

Creative Wisconsin Day Schedule (as of 3-4-2020, 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.  Agenda coming soon!

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.   Topics TBA

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

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.