Tag Archives: birds in art

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.

“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.

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.

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.

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.

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?