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Surprising Sculpture Installation on View at the Woodson Art Museum

This summer’s immersive installation of colorful, assembled-object sculptures by Miami-based artist Federico Uribe opened June 2 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. For his site-specific installation, The World According to Federico Uribe, on view at the Museum through August 26, Uribe created a large-scale, walk-in environment – thought-provoking, yet brimming with whimsy and joy.

Site-specific Art Park

Drawing inspiration from Federico Uribe, explore and create sculpture from everyday objects for engaging fun in the Museum's interactive family gallery, temporarily relocated to the west gallery this summer during Art Park renovations. Discover a transformed Art Park in September! In the meantime, explore Site-specific Art Park adjacent to galleries that feature this summer's site-specific exhibition The World According to Federico Uribe, on view June 2 through August 26.

Birds in Art 2018 Taking Flight at the Woodson Art Museum

New avian-themed artworks by more than 100 worldwide artists comprise the 43rd annual, internationally renowned 2018 “Birds in Art” exhibition, on view September 8 through November 25 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. The 2018 exhibition presents artworks by 114 artists in total: 2018 Master Artist Cindy House, 21 who were named Master Artists during previous “Birds in Art” exhibitions, and 92 artists whose work was selected by three jurors who reviewed 904 entries submitted by 575 artists. Visit on Saturday morning, Sept. 8, 9am-Noon, to meet more than 60 “Birds in Art” artists who flock to the Museum from throughout the world for the exhibition’s debut. Seize morning opportunities to interact in the galleries and sculpture garden with artists – from first-year participants to Master Artists. Make Birds in Art your first stop of Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend.

Insider’s View: Weekly Blog

Summer Exhibition Dazzles & Delights

This summer’s exhibition, The World According to Federico Uribe, is generating jaw-dropping amazement and over-the-moon excitement from visitors who keep coming back for more.

Feathered Favorites Continued

As promised in my June 20 Woodson Wanderings blog post, here’s a sneak peek at another upcoming exhibition from the Woodson Art Museum’s inspiring collection.

Extend Fete Here on July 5

As I consider the Fourth of July, images of fireworks, sunshine, barbecued chicken, buttery cobs of corn, and strawberries fill my thoughts – with a soundtrack of laughter and children’s delight-filled shrieks.

As the Willow Grows

This week visiting artist and landscape architect Bonnie Gale and her assistant, Jonna Evans, began working on a willow sculpture in the Woodson Art Museum’s Margaret Woodson Fischer Sculpture Garden. The seven-foot-tall domed structure uses ten-foot-long willow rods harvested in New York and transported to Wausau.