Roots Grow Deeper Than You Think

Posted on January 11, 2023
Little did Adolph Knoedler know, the roots he planted in Little Bull Falls would grow deep enough to keep his descendants in that home 130 years later.

Cheese Doesn’t Keep Your Ears Warm

Posted on January 04, 2023
Early in December, Woodson Art Museum members, visitors, and staff gained a global perspectives on headwear over a weekend filled with programs at the Museum with curator Stacey W. Miller.


Posted on December 28, 2022
Today’s Woodson Wanderings blog post is my last and the last of 2022.

A Sweet Deluge

Posted on December 21, 2022
Now, right before the Christmas and new year holidays, several of our Woodson Art Museum admirers from near and far, send us a continual supply of sweet treats including home-made truffles, toffee, nuts, candies, fruits, and more.

Morning at Mud Lake

Posted on December 14, 2022
It was 4:30 am and the full moon shone above the frozen lake. While taking our black lab, Bella, for her morning walk through the woods it was calm, clear, and silent, save for the sounds of our steps crunching across the icy snow.

Stormy Kromer Connections

Posted on December 07, 2022
Visitors to this winter's Stormy Kromer: Evolution of a Classic exhibition are bonding over the crucial contribution of Ida Kromer, Stormy’s wife, who created and sewed – invented, really – the first Stormy Kromer cap. Dogs and Stormy Kromer hats are sure-fire connection points for people, too. What’s your Stormy Kromer story?

Making Visual Connections

Posted on November 30, 2022
Whether in Wausau or Philadelphia, enjoy these image pairings as a "sneak peek" into the visual connections I saw between French artist Henri Matisse and Wisconsin artist Ruth Grotenrath!

A Residency Success with a Familiar Face

Posted on November 23, 2022
During his residency, Sean Russell worked with students, offered a Guest Artist Talk, and a two-day Mixed-Media Workshop, which exceeded the expectations of the twenty delighted participants.

Projects That Bring Us Together

Posted on November 16, 2022
I’ve always enjoyed chances to collaborate. Throughout my days at the Woodson Art Museum, I get opportunities to work on projects and tasks with each of my co-workers.

New Docents Join the Ranks

Posted on November 09, 2022
This August, in between Birds in Art preparations and programming, the Woodson Art Museum staff offered new-docent training classes for a group of six community members. These enthusiastic and insightful future docents comprise two former physicians, an artist, a lawyer, a designer and amateur botanist, and a retired salesman who served as the Museum’s former fire extinguisher training instructor.