Surprising Sculpture Installation on View at the Woodson Art MuseumThis 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. More
Site-specific Art ParkDrawing 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. More
Birds in Art 2018 Taking Flight at the Woodson Art MuseumNew 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 70 “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.
- The Museum opens at 9 a.m.; meet and mingle with the artists, 9 a.m.-Noon, and get catalogues and posters signed.
- “Birds in Art” Master Artist Cindy House provides insights into her inspiration and process during her presentation, “Nature in Pastel,” 9:30-10:30 a.m., in the sculpture garden.
- Artists in Action demonstrate various mediums and explain techniques, 10:45 a.m.-Noon, in the sculpture garden. More Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, changes more often than the seasons, offering an ever-refreshing array of artwork and activities. In the months ahead, varied upcoming exhibitions include avian themes year-round via artwork from the Museum’s collection and Birds in Art 2018 in the fall, followed by Victor Vasarely: Op Art Master this winter, cut-paper marvels and more in Cut Up/Cut Out in spring 2019, and Botanical Art Worldwide: America’s Flora in summer 2019. More