Tag Archives: visiting artists

Re-engaging with Help from Artists and Scientists

Posted on November 02, 2016

Artist residencies enliven artwork on view for Woodson Art Museum visitors, area students, and program participants. Working with guest artists also prompts Museum staff to re-engage and reconsider an exhibition.

‘Tis the Season of Full Calendars

Posted on December 02, 2015

by Catie Anderson, curator of education

December is that special time of the year when school events, family gatherings, meal planning, travel, and dozens of other non-holiday projects on the to-do list start to drive most of us up the wall. While staff at the Woodson Art Museum aren’t anxiously scaling the walls yet, we do have quite a bit on our plates these days and even more exciting projects on the horizon.

Sharing the Mic

Posted on October 21, 2015

Woodson Art Museum staff members spend a lot of time telling the Museum’s “story.” The story may change depending on who’s telling it, what project or message is the focus, and, of course, who the audience comprises.

Creative Collaboration

Posted on July 29, 2015

I enjoy seeing young people get creative . . . I’d be an awful Woodson Art Museum educator if I didn’t.
The last two weeks were filled with the excitement of children’s art camps and a nighttime photography workshop. Enhance your own creative endeavors during Bird Ross’ visit to the Woodson Art Museum in early August. An Art 101 program on Thursday, August 6, a free workshop on Friday, August 7, and a gallery walk with the artist on Saturday, August 8, await.

Seeing the Everyday in a New Way

Posted on July 22, 2015

Among the perks of working at the Woodson Art Museum are opportunities to get acquainted with visiting artists. During artists’ multiday residencies, our paths cross when photographing the programs they lead, chatting in the break room at lunch, or squiring them to local restaurants.

The Gardens in Shower, Sun, and Side by Side

Posted on June 24, 2015

The birch tree allée offered a vista as enchanting as its name evokes. Over 100 white trunks lined a gravel and stone path stretching 550 feet toward a stately view of northern Ohio hills made all the more lush and green by the many days of rain that punctuated our visit.

More Ways than One to Make Magic

Posted on March 12, 2014

Last week the Woodson Art Museum hosted Wisconsin magician Lou Lepore as an artist-in-residence.* Lou brought to life theatrical themes of illusion, humor, and deception, which characterize the Museum’s current exhibitions.