Arts & Literature Laboratory

View Website Favorite (1) 111 South Livingston St #100 - Madison, WI 53703
Office: 608-556-7415
Reception: 608-217-5570

Gallery and library hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM and Saturdays from noon until 5 PM. Check our calendar for other event times and information.

Arts + Literature Laboratory is a community-driven contemporary arts center in Madison, Wisconsin. Our 10,500 square foot space in Madison's downtown Capitol East District houses art gallery and performance space, a writing center and small press library, artist studios, and a dedicated education studio. Our over 200 events and programs per year include:

Visual Arts: Visual art exhibitions, film and video art screenings, professional development programs

Literary Arts: Literary readings, writing workshops, the ALL Review, a lending library, the Midwest Video Poetry Fest, and opportunities to connect with other writers

Performing Arts: Live music, city-wide jazz events, theater, jazz artistic development program

Arts Education: Year-round arts education programs for youth and adults across the visual, literary, and performing arts.

Galleries, library, and many of our events are free. Please verify event admission information by visiting our website or social pages. 

  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • Performing Arts Type
    • Theatre
    • Music

Nearby Places

Handel's Messiah with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra 12/08/2023 - 12/09/2023 Madison - 0.78 miles away
The Nutcracker 12/16/2023 Madison - 0.84 miles away
Tandem Press Friday Jazz Series 10/13/2023 Madison - 1.87 miles away
AMA Arenacross Championship Series Presented by Kicker Performance Audio 12/08/2023 - 12/09/2023 Madison - 2.48 miles away
Fitchburg Holiday Lights Tour & Yuletide Jubilee 12/15/2023 - 12/17/2023 Fitchburg - 5.72 miles away
Merrily on High 12/17/2023 Madison - 5.72 miles away
Bald Eagle Watching Days 1/13/2024 - 1/14/2024 Prairie Du Sac - 22.82 miles away