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Magnetic Migration: Find the Flock

Throughout the exhibition this fall, all are invited to participate in “Magnetic Migration: Find the Flock,” using clues to seek and find seven of Rambadt’s small nuthatch sculptures perching at public Wausau-area locations. Correctly identifying each sculpture’s exact location earns a chance to win one of two Rambadt nuthatch sculptures. Get clues and entry details via clicking this link to a fillable PDF or at the Museum.
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Woodson Art Museum Presents 2017 Birds in Art Exhibition

New perspectives and artistic insights by more than 100 worldwide artists comprise the 42nd annual, internationally renowned 2017 Birds in Art exhibition, on view September 9 through November 26 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.
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Watch the live-streamed video of the July 17, 2017 National Medal award ceremony in Washington D.C. The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum is one of only two art museums to receive the nation's highest museum honor. Learn more via this 2017 National Medal press release. #NationalMedal
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This Medal Is Your Medal

An invitation and thank you; let's celebrate! Drop in - rain or shine - during the 2017 National Medal Community Celebration, Thurs., August 3, 4-7 pm, indoors at the Woodson Art Museum. This party will feature refreshments, the John Greiner Jazz Trio, an interactive comment wall, and photo opportunities for all to sport National Medal replicas and celebrate your role in our winning team! 
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Insider’s View: Weekly Blog

Mary Kluz: An Original

My fairy godmother waved her wand one last time. The toddlers that shared in joy, laughter, stories, snacks, and art making during the September 19 Toddler Tuesday are a unique group . . . the last to reap the rewards of the meticulous, disciplined, dedicated, and loving efforts of our dear Mary Kluz.
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Squirrel!

Fresh from the successful opening weekend of the 42nd Birds in Art exhibition, I’m pondering squirrels. I tend to be fairly deliberate in my work. I like lists. Spreadsheets are my friends. I enjoy planning my calendar and filling it with color-coded notations. I schedule “impromptu” messages to my daughter, a first-year college student. So, I can relate to the industrious squirrel scurrying about gathering and storing for the . . .
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Are You Ready for Some Birds in Art?

The first few days after Labor Day are hectic. At the Woodson Art Museum, staff keep busy putting the finishing touches on Birds in Art.  Perhaps more pressing, it’s time to draft my fantasy football team.
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Wandering with the Woodson

For nine years, Woodson Art Museum staff members have written weekly for our mixed-voice blog, “Woodson Wanderings.” We’ve never missed a week, a fact in which we take great pride. Via wide-ranging and varied posts, we’ve shared institutional and personal joys and sorrows. We’ve laughed and we’ve cried. We’ve celebrated and we’ve mourned.
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