OMAI PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
FIRST WAVE LEARNING COMMUNITY
First Wave is a full-tuition, four-year scholarship program for students that are seniors in high school or freshmen in college that are applying to the University of Wisconsin-Madison
PASSING THE MIC
Passing The Mic (PTM) is an intergenerational dialogue on hip hop arts, education, and activism hosted by the award winning Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in partnership with the DDEEA Diversi
OMAI’s Line Breaks Hip Hop Theater Festival consists of performances, lectures, and discussions by First Wave students and invited professional artists engaging with the Madison community, on and off campus.
HIP HOP IN THE HEARTLAND
Each summer, UW-Madison’s Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) teams up with the UW-Madison School of Education to offer educators and community leaders a series of digital programs to learn the best practices in Hip Hop pegagody.
Madison’s longest running all-ages open mic
INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTS RESIDENCY PROGRAM
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Division of the Arts welcomes playwrights, musicians, and composers Jay Adana and Zeniba Now to campus October 6–16, 2022, launching the Interdisciplinary Arts Residency Program series for 2022–2023.