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From mines to mosaics: Artist draws inspiration from nature underground

There is a balance in nature that intrigues Heidi Dyas-McBeth, who specializes in mosaic art. Working at The Mining & ...

Creating modern artworks through an antique process

[caption id="attachment_22094" align="alignleft" width="101"] Artist's print of Monkey with long sleeve[/caption] “Printmaking is kind of crazy. It's extremely time intensive, ...

Wisconsin Life: Museum of Wisconsin Art in West Bend

Angela Fitzgerald heads to the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) in the heart of West Bend to learn more about ...

Milwaukee artist blends scientific curiosity and environmental passion in captivating TikToks about the Great Lakes

Among TikTok's captivating content creators, Geo Rutherford stands out. With a blend of artistic creativity, scientific curiosity, and a passion ...

Wisconsin 101: ‘The Land of the Freed-up Woman’ aka The Bra Flag

The 1970s were the height of the second wave of feminism, where women were advocating for equal rights and opportunities ...

Sijo — a form of Korean poetry — gains popularity in Wisconsin

Sijo is a traditional poetry form from Korea. Each line tells a different part of a story. Once there is ...

Painting the landscape: Earth Day in the Heartland

Wisconsin senator Gaylord Nelson helped organize the first Earth Day in 1970, after growing concerns for the environment. Since then, it’s ...

Why is Mount Horeb the ‘troll capital of the world’?

Trolls are everywhere you look in the Dane County Village of Mount Horeb: troll cartoons on the street signs, troll footprints on the ...

Madison artist brings painted, wooden flock to east side neighborhood

There’s a street on Madison’s east side that's dotted with large-than-life birds. A sandhill crane, a red-winged black bird, a ...

In Central Wisconsin, A Metalworker And His Sons Make Art At The Forge

Boleslaw Kochanowski spends hours at his drafting table in his office above the blacksmith shop, creating designs for his metal ...

From The World’s Largest Six-Pack To The Hodag: A Tour Of Wisconsin’s Roadside Attractions

Author Eric Dregni has been a keen observer of roadside attractions for years. He recently wrote the book “The Impossible ...

Birch Bark Canoes Take Time, As Does Learning We’re Stronger Together

Mackenzie Martin of WXPR in Rhinelander, Wisconsin brings us the following story as part of their "We Live Up Here" ...

Human Powered: ‘Color-Brave’ Shows Complexity, Beauty Of People Of Color In Fox Valley

In 2018, a photo exhibit opened at the Paine Art Center in Oshkosh. “The Color-Brave Photo Project: Black and Brown ...

‘Bitten With The Concrete Bug’: Sculpture Gardens Showcase Wisconsin’s Outsider Artists

Listener Chris Murphy of Madison asked us, "Why are there a higher concentration of outsider artist environments in Wisconsin than ...

Creating Keepsakes: Artist Makes Memorials To Remember The Pets That Have Passed

(Editor's Note: This story discusses animal processing.) Whether it’s a dog, cat, bird, or even a pig, our pets are ...