A Museum Mail House Project

Posted on October 20, 2021
After the September Birds in Art opening each year, the Woodson Art Museum takes on the role of a mail house prepping packages for delivery.

Feeling the Classroom Energy

Posted on October 13, 2021
The process of hands-on learning and art making with an artist like Tom Hill is an experience that leaves a huge impact on the minds of young creators.

“Hey, we’re walking here!”

Posted on October 06, 2021
Two days ago, Museum director Kathy Foley and I returned from New York City. I had never been to New York before. Kathy has been going there all her life.

Seize This Season

Posted on September 29, 2021
Crisp autumn air, when it arrives, signals a reminder. This time of year, before fall foliage turns into the annual yardwork project, is perfect for mini-excursions. Apple orchards, hikes and bike rides, and day-trip drives rise to the top of fall wish lists. As weather becomes more fickle, though, indoor venues with outdoor options are appealing and the Woodson Art Museum offers plenty to explore: Birds in Art 2021, the recently debuted Rooftop Sculpture Garden, Birding by the Book, and hands-on art making via Art Park, Art Kits, Art à la Carte, and Activity Guides are a few of the most recent highlights.

An Invitation to Create

Posted on September 22, 2021
Next week, sculptor Tom Hill returns to the Woodson Art Museum for a multi-week residency, and he’d like to work with you! Tom invites visitors and community members to create wire birds, which will comprise a large flock, reflecting the impact of creative collaboration.

A Cookie a Day

Posted on September 15, 2021
My blog posts have often focused on my baking habit, or as I refer to it: stress baking. Taking a variety of ingredients and mixing them into cookies, bars, bread, whatever, has been a source of comfort my entire life.

Bird Power

Posted on September 08, 2021
My thoughts these days focus on positives, despite the pandemic’s continued unknowns. At the top of my list is the power of birds. Just hours away from the start of previews of the 2021 Birds in Art exhibition, I can’t help but marvel at not only the Woodson Art Museum’s fortitude, but also the exhibition’s endurance . . . forty-six years strong.

A Whirlwind Link Voyage

Posted on September 01, 2021
Take a link-clicking trip to experience just a fraction of discoveries made during the 2021 Birds in Art catalogue production process.

Welcoming Rachel Up North

Posted on August 25, 2021
Somehow, I feel like this vintage t-shirt found me and predicted my next move in life (literally).

Sounds of Summer

Posted on August 18, 2021
As during the last nine years, a good chunk of my August calendar is dedicated to audio. Work on the Woodson Art Museum’s audio tour app content is a seasonal commitment to highlight each changing exhibition throughout the year, and the stakes are highest for Birds in Art.