Tag Archives: birds in art

Birds in Art (in my office)

Posted on May 19, 2021

Bringing a problem to my office is never any fun. While I’m glad to be of service, I want people coming to my office for happy reasons. Recently, I hit the jackpot.

The Daves of Our Lives

Posted on May 05, 2021

I currently have three Daves in my life – my boyfriend, my best friend, and my work friend – and each of them deserves a medal for putting up with me for so many years. For the sake of this post’s storytelling clarity, I shall employ the same system I use in conversation: last names. Simpson is the boyfriend, Badesch is my longtime friend, and Jones is my work buddy.

The Lasting Impression of Artworks

Posted on April 14, 2021

Staff at the Woodson Art Museum serve as keepers of exhibitions past. You know the feeling; your memory holds onto a small detail, but you can’t remember the full description. If that detail is of a past artwork exhibited in our galleries, we’re here to help.

Still the Same

Posted on February 17, 2021

Few things haven’t changed in the past year with the coronavirus pandemic affecting almost all aspects of our lives. Through all of this, one annual Museum highlight is going forth, as planned. Snow Sculpture.

Elementary . . .

Posted on December 09, 2020

Who doesn’t love a good mystery?

Something to Talk About

Posted on October 28, 2020

Finding benign, lighthearted topics of conversation isn’t easy these days. There is much to talk about, but most is heavy and disheartening. I didn’t realize how much small talk – or at least the Midwestern variety – relies on shared experience or daily social interaction.

Time

Posted on September 30, 2020

With the blink of any eye, we’re mindful that Birds in Art remains on view “only” through Sunday, November 29.
Don’t let time slip away this fall. Make plans to visit the Woodson Art Museum and Birds in Art . . . or make a virtual visit to our galleries through videos highlighted by artist-voices. You can revel in the artistry on view throughout the Woodson Art Museum’s galleries and grounds, and time can seem irrelevant.

Autumn Absurdities

Posted on September 16, 2020

I like the word “absurd” and mental images it conjures – ridiculous, silly, incongruous . . . like a duck on a bike. Birds in Art artist David Milton agrees. He chose his painting’s subject – the 1950s tin toy – at the start of the coronavirus quarantine as a metaphor for the absurdity of the situation we are experiencing.

Birds in Art “Season”

Posted on September 09, 2020

I’ve long felt the public opening of Birds in Art on the Saturday after Labor Day, signified the start of autumn.

I Spy . . . Creative Problem Solving

Posted on September 02, 2020

This blog post previews one example of the inventive teamwork behind this fall’s visually focused Art Park installation, as the typical hands-on, interactive stations and art projects familiar to visitors aren’t possible during the coronavirus pandemic.