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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

Like a Kid in A Candy Store

As a child growing up on Wausau’s west side, I remember hot summer days when my friends and I would walk or bike nearly two miles to go swimming at McDonald Pool. On our way to the pool, we would stop at Kemp’s corner store to buy penny candy. Decisions, Decisions. Last winter, I had a similar experience.
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A Winning Combination

When Woodson Art Museum staff and its travel logistics partner, Academic Travel Abroad, embark on planning for a members trip, many factors come into play once the destination is determined. Pittsburgh had been on my radar since the Museum’s successful, eye-opening visit to Detroit in spring 2014. Like the Motor City, Pittsburgh’s recent renaissance has been due, in part, to the strength and vitality of its arts and cultural scene.
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Convergence: Where Art, Writing, and Conservation Meet

Beginning Thursday, October 5, the Museum will host writer and outdoorsman John Gierach, painter Bob White, photographer Mike Dvorak, forest ecologist Alan Haney, and conservation biologist Eric Anderson for a series of programs titled “Convergence: Where Art, Writing, and Conservation Meet.”
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Look What I Found

Visitors' excitement often is palpable after just one Woodson Art Museum visit, prompting visitors to write glowing comments in the digital guestbook, sculpture garden comment wall, or TripAdvisor reviews; consider snippets from recent ones. My husband and I just returned from Canada, visiting trip advisors of our own – a daughter-in-law and son, who's a graduate student at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.
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