Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Museum’s snow-sculpture partnership with Team USA Snow Sculptors, Mike Martino, Tom Queoff, and Mike Sponholtz carve their portraits — Mount Rushmore style — in winter’s white stuff. See and interact with them while they work, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24-25, Noon-5 pm.More »
The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum will promote its spring exhibition, Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution of the Guitar, with the help of a $28,250 Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) grant presented by Wisconsin Department of Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett. Woodson Art Museum visitors will experience the art and artistry of guitar design, February 28 through May 31, 2015, through design illustrations, guitars, and photographs of performing musicians, all enlivened by a performance series, hands-on Sound Lab, luthier’s studio, guitar collectors’ stories, and more.More »
As I welcome another year of life and learning, I’m reframing my definition of milestones from a focus on achievements and events to the journey between each phase of life.More »
Although the National Audubon Society’s first Christmas Bird Count was in 1900, my first foray was a few weeks ago when I joined Mary Backus and Sarah Sabatke, members of the Wausau Bird Club. Before this, most of my birding occurred in the spring, summer, and fall. Sure, we keep tabs on the birds coming to our backyard winter feeders, but the idea of going out to search for birds in the winter never really appealed to me – too cold and not a great variety of birds to see, or so I thought.More »
Year-end brings a flood of pictorial recaps and remembrances: tributes to public figures who died and a veritable parade of the best-of-the-best images. Each tells a story in a powerful, profound, and personal way.
I was especially struck by The New York Times’ 2014 “Year in Pictures” and likely more so this year than previously because 50 Greatest National Geographic Photographs fills the Woodson Art Museum’s galleries through February 22, 2015.More »