tours - virtualOverture Center for the Arts
Phase one of the Overture Center for the Arts opened Sept. 18, 2004, in downtown Madison. Phase two will open in 2006. This arts complex is a center for the visual and performing arts and houses groups like the Madison Symphony Orchestra, Madison Opera and the James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters. Seen here is Overture Hall, seating over 2,200 and housing an organ that is a work of art in and of itself. Read more about the Overture Center in our feature story.