Terrace Views
Get Artsy on the Terrace – Member-only Opportunity
Jul13

Get Artsy on the Terrace – Member-only Opportunity

Making art can be difficult–it takes time, money and effort. But have no fear! The Union makes it easier than ever to get crafty and create something great this summer. Art Tapas on the Terrace, an upcoming series of member-only art courses offered by Wheelhouse Studios, will consist of four unique and affordable classes throughout the month of August. Each class will take place on the Terrace at sunset, and participants will do...

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Storyteller Series: The Magic of the Terrace
Jun23

Storyteller Series: The Magic of the Terrace

Sitting atop the iconic sunburst chairs, taking in the lake view with visitors chatting and snapping pictures nearby, former Union Director Ted Crabb and current Union Director Mark Guthier discussed the Memorial Union Terrace and its role as a beloved campus and community gathering place. “This is just something special, you sense it in the people that are here and the activity going on,” Crabb commented. While there is...

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A Backstage Pass to WUD Music
Jun16

A Backstage Pass to WUD Music

A lot of elements must come together to make a concert great: an exciting band, an energetic crowd, a cool venue, a good sound system. However, you might have never considered the work it takes behind the scenes to put on a successful show and make sure everything runs smoothly throughout the night. The student-run Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Music Committee, made up of about 40 members, books and plans acts that perform at der...

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Local Talent and Child Star will Shine at Jazz Fest
May25

Local Talent and Child Star will Shine at Jazz Fest

There are certain moments in life when everything feels like it’s fallen into place. Sitting at the Memorial Union Terrace on a warm summer night, watching the sun set and listening to live music, it’s easy to feel like you are where you should be in life.The feeling will soon return with the reopening of the renovated Terrace, which sets the stage for the upcoming 2016 Isthmus Jazz Festival June 17-18 & 22. Wisconsin Union...

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Welcome Back to the Terrace
May25

Welcome Back to the Terrace

The beloved sunburst chairs were missing from Madisonians’ hearts since the end of last summer, but after much anticipation the Memorial Union Terrace reopened May 12 just in time for 2016 commencement. One of the most treasured spots on the UW-Madison campus, the Terrace closed before fall last year as part of the Memorial Union Reinvestment project (MUR). The remodeled Terrace now includes ramps for improved accessibility, expanded...

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