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Ever-Changing Exhibitions, Always-Free Admission

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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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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.
Visiting artist Stevens Point luthier John Currier demonstrates how instrument design and construction affect sound during his residency, Thursday through Sunday, March 5 – 8.
Visitors are invited to riff, jam, and play guitars in the Museum’s Sound Lab and pluck oversized strings and design album covers in Art Park, the interactive family gallery. Visit often for performances, aficionados’ insights, a hands-on Sound Lab, and luthier’s studio to discover what resonates with you.

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Vote to Select Wausau Student Photographs for Woodson Art Museum Exhibition

A nine-day online vote continues through Sunday, March 8, to select which photographs will be included in a Student Photography Exhibition at the Woodson Art Museum this spring. Community members are invited to vote online at lywam.org to select photographs to be exhibited at the Woodson Art Museum, March 26 through May 31.

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2015 Birds in Art Prospectus Now Available

The Woodson Art Museum again invites two- and three-dimensional artists working in all mediums other than crafts and photography to submit original artworks for jury consideration for Birds in Art 2015. See the prospectus for details.

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NEA Grant to Support Guitar Maker’s Woodson Art Museum Residency

The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau is one of only 163 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive a National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America grant. The Woodson Art Museum is recommended for a $10,000 grant to support hands-on programs led by Stevens Point guitar designer and artisan John Currier during Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution of the Guitar, February 28 through May 31, 2015.

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Insider’s View: Weekly Blog

“A Loveable Space”

Seeing Art Park day after day, I know what a valuable resource it is for children and their parents. Kids get to play, learn, and foster creativity in a fun, safe environment, all for free.

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Elevator Speech Gives Museums a Lift

I’m practicing my elevator speech almost daily because I expect to give it a real workout next week. Are you wondering why?
An elevator speech is a catchall metaphor for a to-the-point message that can be delivered succinctly or in the time it takes for an elevator to move between floors.
My elevator speech focuses on the importance of museums and the many ways all museums – from A/art to Z/zoos – impact our lives and our communities.
Sharing my passion for museums takes place daily at the Woodson Art Museum, but my elevator speech ramp up is because next week is the American Alliance of Museums’ annual Museums Advocacy Day program in Washington, D.C., followed by marathon Hill visits.

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Guitar Heroes

The Woodson Art Museum team has been gearing up for Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution of the Guitar for months.

Beginning in July, Museum staff worked with an impressive team of community partners whose insights, recommendations, and regional connections were valuable resources as program planning developed.

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