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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Today’s Woodson Wanderings blog post is my last and the last of 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.
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.
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?
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!