“Shark Tank” for the Arts! Arts Business Competition – Deadline Dec 21


The University of Wisconsin–Madison Arts Business Competition encourages new thinking and innovative ideas. The campus-wide competition provides support for student-driven projects. Entrants develop and submit a detailed proposal for an arts event, exhibition, performance series, commercial venture, or other artistic project.

Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch: Toni Sikes

5110 Grainger Hall 975 University Ave., Madison, WI, United States

Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship lunch: I will let you in on a little secret: our speaker is pioneering the next big thing in business. Toni Sikes has tapped into the “invisible industry” of public art. Her company, CODAworx has projects valued at more than $4 billion all over the world. Develop a greater understanding of storytelling, community, engagement, equity crowdfunding and creativity in business at our lunch with Toni Sikes.

Wisconsin Film Festival

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

First launched in 1999, the Wisconsin Film Festival curates, promotes, and exhibits programs that showcase the art and history of world cinema. A non-profit annual event supported by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Festival advances the teaching, research, and public service mission of the University by exposing the campus and the greater community to films and filmmakers from Wisconsin and beyond.

Opera in the Park 2024

Garner Park 333 S Rosa Rd, Madison, WI, United States

For over 20 years, Opera in the Park has been the epitome of Madison Opera’s place in our community. Garner Park comes alive with music and light sticks, as soloists share their favorite opera and musical theater numbers, along with the Madison Opera Chorus and Madison Symphony Orchestra.