Category Archives: Blog

New Year, New Team, Same Support

Posted on February 01, 2023
2023 is off to a busy and promising start at the Woodson Art Museum with new staff members hitting the ground running and all hands on deck working together to offer meaningful programs for the north central Wisconsin community.

From Class Trip to Communication Manager

Posted on January 24, 2023
New staff member Stephanie Luisier would have never guessed that the place she visited during class trips in elementary school would years later become the place where she works.

The Everyday Exceptional

Posted on January 18, 2023
For artist Martin Johnson Heade, knowing nature was the promise of knowing oneself. Read how his take on landscape painting differed from his friend and fellow painter Frederic Edwin Church and featured the poetic everyday scene.

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.

Reflections

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!