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Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution of the Guitar

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Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution of the Guitar

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Ever-Changing Exhibitions, Always-Free Admission

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Ever-Changing Exhibitions, Always-Free Admission

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Ever-Changing Exhibitions, Always-Free Admission

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Visit Saturday & Sunday, May 23-24

Start the holiday weekend with Woodson Art Museum visits on Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24.
Only days remain to experience the Medieval to Metal guitar exhibition and the Student Photography Exhibition, both on view through May 31. Discover what resonates with you.
Art of the natural world abounds in the sculpture garden and throughout Museum collection exhibitions: Shoreline Symphony, The Great Marsh, Legacy Lost & Saved, Carved & Cast, and more.
The Museum will be closed on Monday, May 25, Memorial Day.

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Woodson Art Museum Selects Artwork for 2015 Birds in Art Exhibition

Artwork from 123 artists from throughout the world will be included in this year’s 40th annual Birds in Art exhibition, on view September 12 through November 29, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

The 2015 exhibition includes 102 artists whose work was selected by a jury and 21 who have been named Master Artists during previous Birds in Art exhibitions. Artwork from 607 artists was submitted for the 2015 jury’s consideration.

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Guitars that Rock the World on View

An exhibition comprising forty iconic guitars – from an acoustic lute to electric guitars – is on view at the Woodson Art Museum where performances, aficionados’ insights, a hands-on Sound Lab, and luthier’s studio feature the instrument that rocks the world.

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Wausau Student Photography On View

A Student Photography Exhibition focuses on “what makes Wausau a great place to live” and is view at the Woodson Art Museum March 26 through May 31.

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Insider’s View: Weekly Blog

Medieval to Metal, Concluding on A High Note

As Medieval to Metal: The Art and Evolution of the Guitar wraps up this month, I look back and am amazed by the response. I had a feeling a guitar exhibition would resonate with Woodson Art Museum visitors. Even so, I was pleasantly surprised by the extent of the enthusiastic response.

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Birds in Art Jury: Museum Director Weighs In

I take my hat off to the 2015 Birds in Art jury and to the 607 artists who submitted work for consideration.
The exhibition, now in its fortieth year, is predicated on both: keen-eyed jurors and talented artists.

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“Matt on a Hot Steel Roof”

Last spring, the roof looked healthy and vibrant and we expected the original clay tiles to experience many more happy returns. When the Woodson’s design-build partner, The Samuels Group, replaced the windows in the original structure, they noticed portions of the roof needing immediate attention. We saw it, too. The news was sudden, but wasn’t shocking.

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Tues–Fri 9am–4pm
First Thurs of each month 9am–7:30pm
All April 2015 Thursdays 9am–7:30pm
Thursdays during Birds in Art 9am–7:30pm
Sat–Sun Noon–5pm
Closed Mon & holidays

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700 North 12th Street
Wausau, WI 54403
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