Apparel And Textile Association (ATA)

We are committed to furthering students’ development of textile and apparel design skills, facilitating networking among Textile and Fashion Design students, as well as all majors, and building character and leadership skills.

Center for Design and Material Culture

SoHE Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection
Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery
Ruth Davis Design Gallery

Chazen Museum of Art

We collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit works of art and present related educational programs in support of the teaching, research, and public service mission of the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

First Wave

The First Wave Learning Community is the first university program in the country centered on urban arts, spoken word and hip-hop culture.

Mercy Mats - West Allis

We collect, repurpose, and donate plastic bags by knitting them into blankets that we can give to the homeless.


Merry-go-strong (MGS) is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the communities in Kenya, by supporting women and children to expand their craft, mind, and resources.

The Studio

The Studio is home to all who love the creative process. It’s filled with students ranging in majors from the fine arts to engineering. It’s a place where you connect, live, make art, grow, and learn surrounded by peers who share your passion.