UW Division of Continuing Studies cuts art programs

In response to the budget fallout of COVID-19, UW-Madison’s Division of Continuing Studies is cutting support for community art programs.

The largest affected program is the Wisconsin Regional Art Program (WRAP), which encourages emerging artists to create and exhibit their work and has been run by the university for 80 years.

Administrative and organizational structure for WRAP is planned to be taken over by the Association of Wisconsin Artists (AWA), a nonprofit that supports community art initiatives and has been a long-time partner of the program.The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an “economic downturn” resulting in less revenue to fund programs, said […]

Source: madison.com

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