Woodson Art Museum Recognized as Finalist for 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library ServiceOn Monday, April 3, the Woodson Art Museum will be featured on the USIMLS Facebook page where the IMLS encourages all to share stories about the Museum's impact. What does it means to you? What inspires you? Post comments & photos on the www.facebook.com/USIMLS Facebook page on Monday, April 3. For the second consecutive year, the Woodson Art Museum is a National Medal finalist and is one of only three art museums in the nation to receive this 2017 finalist recognition by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency supporting about 35,000 museums. More
Birds in Art 2017 Entries Due April 15The 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 2017. See the prospectus for details. All entries must be postmarked or submitted online by April 15, 2017. More
Wisconsin Sculptor Don Rambadt Named Woodson Art Museum 2017 Master ArtistThe Woodson Art Museum announces Milwaukee sculptor Don Rambadt as its 2017 Master Artist who will be honored during the Museum’s 42nd annual “Birds in Art” exhibition this fall.
Rambadt, the Woodson’s 36th Master Artist, will receive the Master Wildlife Artist Medal during the “Birds in Art” opening, Saturday, September 9.
Escher Exhibition on View, Intrigues with Surreal Appeal
An exhibition from Athens, Greece, featuring iconic works by Dutch artist M.C. Escher (1898-1972), M.C. Escher: Reality and Illusion, opened Saturday, March 4, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum and is one of the most comprehensive Escher retrospectives offered in the United States. During an opening-day gallery talk, Wisconsin artist Robin Lauersdorf, long inspired by Escher’s work, will present “Illustrating Illusion à la Escher,” on Saturday, March 4, 1-2 pm.