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Tall Ships Festival 2016 Green Bay

August 5: Green Bay is celebrating the return of the Tall Ship Festival,  expected to be one of the largest outdoor events in Northeast Wisconsin. Green Bay is one of only nine ports in the USA and Canada ....



PLATO Kaffeeklatsch @ Memorial Union Terrace

July 8, Aug. 12: Join us in this beautiful lakeside setting.  Come see the newly renovated Union, Madison's "living room", a great place to visit new and old friends. If you've heard about Plato and would like to....

Many Summer Courses Begin in June

Many of PLATO's Summer 2016 course offerings begin in June, including International Film Festival, Continuing Philosophy, Exploring Creativity, and Short Stories and Essays. 

UW-Madison Campus Trolley Tour 2016

July 29, August 26: We have designed the campus tour just for you to explore its length and breadth: what’s new, what remains that same and the nature of campus life for today’s students. Three tours....


Our Trail Guide:

Tess Mulroony


A Walk Along Table Bluff in Cross Plains

July 8: The Table Bluff Segment of the Ice Age Trail is 2.5 miles long offering ridge top views and showcases the results of remarkable land stewardship efforts. This is a fairly rigorous walk as Tess sets the pace.

American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood

July 12:This ambitious exhibition of Thomas Hart Benton (1889–1975), the first in more than twenty-five years, reveals the important but overlooked connection between Benton’s experience working for the film industry.... and his career as an artist. lecture courses and learn from top UW-Madison faculty without the obligation of tests or assignments....>

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Louise Fowler
UW-Madison Continuing Studies
21 N. Park St, 7th Floor, Madison, WI 53715

Phone: 608-262-5823
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