University of Wisconsin–Madison
Collage of three different Imaging Self disciplines
Immersion: Practice in your artistic discipline (art, dance, or theatre and drama)
Early Afternoon
Integrative: Practice combining different art forms
Study, reflection, free time

Click below to englarge weekly schedule

Weekly schedule for 2019 Imaging Self program


Many days will include activities such as these:

  • Attending performances on campus, at Overture Center for the Arts, and American Players Theatre
  • Going to lectures by world-renowned UW-Madison faculty and practicing artists
  • Visiting the Wisconsin Public Television studios

Slichter HallYou will live in Slichter Hall, located on campus, along the shore of Lake Mendota. A fellow program participant will be your roommate. Rooms are fully furnished and include sheets, pillows, and towels.

Move-in is Sunday, July 7. It will include an orientation session for you and your parents, a tour of the Lakeshore neighborhood, and a welcome dinner.

All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) are included in the program cost. The first meal will be dinner on move-in day. You’ll eat at two campus dining halls: Carson’s Market Monday through Friday and Four Lakes Market on Saturdays and Sundays.

Wisconsin resident Resident of another state*
Tuition and fees $1,330.00 $4,361.00
Housing and meals $765.70 $765.70
Program fee and supplies $650.30 $650.30
Total $2,746.00 $5,777.00

*Minnesota residents are eligible for reciprocity.

Meet your instructors

You will work with experienced instructors from UW-Madison’s art, dance, and theatre departments, as well as artists from the community.

How to apply

Application opens December 1, 2018

Submit the following to be considered for this program:

Email your application materials to or mail them to:

  • Adult Career and Special Student Services (ACSSS)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 21 N. Park St., Rm. 7101
  • Madison, WI 53715

You will receive a message about the status of your application within two weeks of submitting it.

Apply now

Student painting in Mural Making class

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