Tag Archives: Leigh Yawkey Woodon Art Museum
We Got to WIGCOT 2023Posted on March 15, 2023
Museum Director Matt Foss and I just returned from spending 2 days at the Wisconsin Governor’s Council on Tourism Conference (WIGCOT) 2023 in Green Bay. The conference is one of the nation’s largest tourism conferences, and while that is its focus, we were able to experience so much more.
New Year, New Team, Same SupportPosted 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.
Delights from the DriftlessPosted on January 05, 2022
The Driftless area in southwestern Wisconsin makes for a picturesque setting to spend the holidays and serves as a backdrop for visiting artist artist S.V. (Sue) Medaris, who shares relief-printing insights during programs this week.
In-Between Times & PossibilitiesPosted on November 24, 2021
When I first visited the Woodson Art Museum in September to interview for the curator of collections position, I was struck by John Felsing’s Ghost in the Twilight, now on view in the Avian Celebrations exhibition.
Feeling the Classroom EnergyPosted on October 13, 2021
The process of hands-on learning and art making with an artist like Tom Hill is an experience that leaves a huge impact on the minds of young creators.
An Invitation to CreatePosted 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.
A Whirlwind Link VoyagePosted on September 01, 2021
Take a link-clicking trip to experience just a fraction of discoveries made during the 2021 Birds in Art catalogue production process.
Classical Sculpture, Meet “Calder”Posted on March 17, 2021
The latest offerings from the Woodson Art Museum’s Wee Build Workshop feature academic architecture, Roman friezes, and an homage to the master of the mobile, Alexander Calder.
Micro Modernism under the Magnifying GlassPosted on January 27, 2021
For my premiere post as the Woodson Wanderings’ occasional “art critic,” let’s take a closer look at another first – the Wee Build Workshop’s inaugural exhibition – Micro Modernism, a modest presentation of miniscule proportion.
Changing with the TimesPosted on October 07, 2020
The opening of Birds in Art, although missing artists, guests, and events of previous years, was a comfort. It is a delight to walk through the galleries and appreciate the beautifully displayed artworks created by amazingly talented artists. Even though artists were not physically at the Museum, shared emails, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram posts helped serve as substitutes. Happily, four artists and families did visit, which was a highlight of the subdued opening.