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Education Resources

As an active center for lifelong learning, the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum encourages every visitor and program participant to exercise their curiosity, increase their knowledge, and enjoy multisensory experiences with art.

Consider the ways the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum can support teaching objectives in and beyond the classroom.

2015 -16 Teacher Resource Guide: Plan your school year visits to the Woodson and explore  . . .

  • Exhibitions on view
  • Artist-in-residence programs
  • Making Friends through Art Experiences
  • Ways to collaborate on a Museum Experience

Through education resources and programs, the Museum is committed to ensuring that no barriers exist for visitor participation, understanding, and life-enhancing experiences. By providing many different entry points for exploring art, programs stimulate creative thinking, hone problem-solving skills, and promote intellectual and emotional growth.

Pre-Visit Materials: Exhibition resources designed to enhance students’ visits

Notes for Educators and Chaperones: Prepare for your Museum experience with these suggestions and guidelines.

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Exercises for engaging with art

Past Exhibition Resources: Examples of previous materials

Experience Evaluation: Help ensure we’re meeting your needs by providing feedback.

Visit Extras

Audio Tours
Enriching audio tours on an iPod touch offer insights into selected changing exhibition artworks.
Activity Guides
All ages explore exhibitions via fun, interactive exercises in printed in-gallery activity guides.
In-gallery videos expand on exhibition themes.
Available for purchase.

Artist Residencies

Explore the range of programs with guest artists.


Woodson Art Museum to Present 40th Anniversary 2015 Birds in Art Exhibition
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Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend, Sept. 12-13, Features Four Venues
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Family Fest, Aug. 18-20, Features Garden-Themed Activities
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Nighttime Garden Photography and Boxes Exhibitions on View June 6 through August 30
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All April 2015 Thursdays 9am-7:30 pm
Tues–Fri 9am–4pm
First Thurs of month 9am–7:30pm
Thurs during Birds in Art
Sat–Sun Noon–5pm
Closed Mon & holidays

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700 North 12th Street
Wausau, WI 54403
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