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Woodson Art Museum Selects Artwork for “Birds in Art” 2024

Wausau, Wisconsin: Artwork from 107 artists from throughout the world will be included in the 49th annual “Birds in Art” exhibition, on view Saturday, September 7 through Sunday, December 1, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. In 2024, more than 600 artists submitted over 1000 artworks for consideration by… Read More

Gunnar Tryggmo Named 2024 Woodson Art Museum Master Wildlife Artist

The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum announced Swedish artist Gunnar Tryggmo as its 2024 Master Wildlife Artist. He will be honored during the 49th annual Birds in Art exhibition this fall. Tryggmo, the 41st Master Artist, will receive the Master Wildlife Artist Medal during Birds in Art Opening Weekend, September 7 and 8.

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A smiling group of Museum docents stand together at the Velveteen Plum

Woodson Wanderings: Weekly Blog

Signs of Summer

On Monday, we all took time out of our busy schedules to pause, celebrate, and thank the hard work of our beloved Museum volunteers during gatherings in the Sculpture Garden and on the rooftop at the Velveteen Plum.

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What Our Visitors Say

A treat right in the middle of Wausau. A variety of different art mediums and well laid out. Bronze sculpture garden is lovely also. Enjoyed our afternoon here.

Google, 2024

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum is consistently awe-inspiring. We began with a stroll through the immaculate statue garden, impressively clean despite the fall season and its usual leaf cleanup. Upon entering, we were warmly greeted, informed about ongoing exhibits, and guided on coat placement—a seamless welcome. The building's aesthetic is simply breathtaking, marrying stunning architecture with even more captivating artwork. It's an experience that warrants dedicating a few hours of your time. I highly recommend it, especially for parents; their children's area in the basement adds to the allure. I'm eagerly anticipating a return visit in summer to explore their rooftop display in the warmer weather.

Google, 2023

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