Ever-Changing Exhibitions, Always-Free Admission
Two exhibitions on view June 6 through August 30 feature nocturnal botanical garden photography and boxes inspired by a Colonial-era botanist’s shipping crates reveal seldom-glimpsed nighttime scenes and artists’ reimagined, container creations.More »
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.More »
A Woodson Art Museum exhibition highlights lessons that can be learned from the passenger pigeon’s extinction 100 years ago.
Project Passenger Pigeon, a nationwide educational initiative marking the centennial of the species’ extinction was the impetus for the Woodson Art Museum exhibition Legacy Lost & Saved: Extinct and Endangered Birds of North America, on view through July 2015.
Among the perks of working at the Woodson Art Museum are opportunities to get acquainted with visiting artists. During artists’ multiday residencies, our paths cross when photographing the programs they lead, chatting in the break room at lunch, or squiring them to local restaurants.More »
My focus, as curator of collections, is on those artworks comprising the permanent collection. I’m challenged to combine varied works into themed exhibitions. With thoughtful goals and discerning standards, our collection sets the standard for avian-and nature-themed art. The exhibition installations that will begin in early August will substantiate this claim.More »
I confess: I’m a notorious metaphor-mixer – a veritable verbal cyclone of words and dashes. At a keyboard, however, I more capably lasso and tame the beast. So with some trepidation, I use the phrase “hidden in plain sight” to encourage all ages to explore Art Park, the Woodson Art Museum’s interactive family gallery.More »