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Botanical Art & Upcoming Artist Programs

Artist Wendy Brockman, Thursday – Sunday, August 1 – 4 
Known and admired for her elegant and exacting depictions of bird nests, Minnesota-based artist Wendy Brockmanshares her expertise and enthusiasm for botanical art during her residency programs, which include a gallery walk, studio workshop, and in-gallery painting demonstration complementing Botanical Art Worldwide: America’s Flora. Program registration opens Saturday, June 1; to register for residency workshops please call the Museum at 715-845-7010.

Botanical Art on View this Summer

Spotlighting the ephemeral beauty and variety of plant life, two botanical art exhibitions open at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum on Saturday, June 8. “Botanical Art Worldwide: America’s Flora” highlights U.S. indigenous plants – from cacti and trees to woodland flowers – with a goal to increase appreciation and understanding of the world’s plant diversity and its interconnectedness. An array of North American flora, both familiar and rare, is meticulously depicted in watercolor and other mediums. “Flora, Fauna, Font: Illustrating the Alphabet,” features Kandis Vermeer Phillips’ illuminated alphabet adorned with plants, mammals, and insects.

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Woodson Wanderings: Weekly Blog

Not a Fish Tale

An old expression claims that a bad day of fishing is still better than a good day of work. In most cases, that rings true. However, at the Woodson Art Museum, usually the opposite is the case.

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What Our Visitors Say

This was magnificent! Took my granddaughter, Addi! She is 7 and studied every one thoroughly and wanted more.

Facebook, 2019

Must Visit – We love this museum! It has something for everyone. Kid friendly and really neat stuff outside too. Changes often so you rarely see the same things twice.

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