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Ever-Changing Exhibitions, Always-Free Admission

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Museum Open Later April 22

On Earth Day, Tues., April 22, the Woodson Art Museum will be open until 7:30 pm. Get inspiration from all of the creative upcycling ideas throughout three RePurposed & ReImagined exhibitions on view.

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Calling All Fashionistas!

Take part in the Woodson Art Museum’s upcoming Recycled Runway fashion show — Saturday, May 3 — presented in conjunction with ReDress: Upcycled Style, an exhibition of elegant couture fashion sculptures created from trash by internationally recognized artist and environmental advocate Nancy Judd.

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Barry Van Dusen Named Woodson Art Museum 2014 Master Artist

The Woodson Art Museum announces Barry W. Van Dusen as its 2014 Master Artist who will be honored during the Museum’s 39th annual “Birds in Art” exhibition this fall. Van Dusen, the Woodson’s 34th Master Artist, will receive the Master Wildlife Artist Medal during the “Birds in Art” opening weekend, September 6 and 7.

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RePurposed & ReImagined Exhibitions on View at Woodson Art Museum

Three RePurposed and ReImagined exhibitions at the Woodson Art Museum – featuring cast-off items upcycled into couture garments, discarded materials woven into fiber-arts textiles, and pinned insects arrayed in delicate patterns – encourage visitors to view everyday items in fresh, new ways.

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Insider’s View: Weekly Blog

Slow Art Wins the Day

Like the tortoise over the hare, a slow-but-sure pace is winning the race – well, a heat or two, at least. Increasingly, it seems, slow is trendy. Slow food. Slow fashion. Slow art. Saturday, April 12, marked the 4th annual international Slow Art Day, and the Woodson Art Museum was one of 238 venues participating.

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Expanding Horizons

I tend to be boring. I prefer Bert over Ernie, my favorite color is beige, and my idea of spontaneity is asking for butter flavoring on popcorn at a movie theater. As a child, my favorite night of television was Sunday on CBS, because you could watch 60 Minutes then Murder She Wrote.

Needless to say, I was taken aback when the Woodson Art Museum undertook plans to host a site-specific installation by artist and UW-Madison professor Jennifer Angus, who creates elaborate Victorian patterns with deceased insects.

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Teen Voices & TAC Visions

As the Woodson Art Museum’s Teen Art Council (TAC) advisor/mentor I’m proud to share the voices and visions of young artists that are integrated into Museum exhibitions and programs.

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