Crisp autumn air, when it arrives, signals a reminder. This time of year, before fall foliage turns into the annual yardwork project, is perfect for mini-excursions. Apple orchards, hikes and bike rides, and day-trip drives rise to the top of fall wish lists. As weather becomes more fickle, though, indoor venues with outdoor options are appealing and the Woodson Art Museum offers plenty to explore: Birds in Art 2021, the recently debuted Rooftop Sculpture Garden, Birding by the Book, and hands-on art making via Art Park, Art Kits, Art à la Carte, and Activity Guides are a few of the most recent highlights.
On the cusp of the summer solstice, if you’re searching online reviews for ways to savor the season, scroll no further; plan to visit the Woodson Art Museum with family and friends. Whether a traveler or local resident, you’ll find plenty of ways to savor the season, solo or with others, here this summer.
No surprise that as the Woodson Art Museum’s director, I hear a lot of stories, from first-hand experiences in our galleries to hearsay about a friend of a friend who enjoyed a Woodson traveling exhibition at a distant venue. I welcome them all. In fact, there’s nothing quite like an unexpected story from a far-flung locale.
As the Woodson Art Museum continues its phased re-opening, visitors are meandering through the sculpture garden, embarking on family seek-and-find sculpture quests, sketching in the galleries, and marveling at the intricate patterns and vibrant colors featured in the summer exhibition.
‘Tis the season for checking online reviews before making holiday gift purchases, booking lodging, or planning itineraries of must-do activities. Checking Woodson Art Museum reviews on TripAdvisor and social media makes perfect sense. “What people say about you is 12.85 times more important in driving your reputation than things that you pay to say about yourself,” writes Colleen Dilenschneider, chief market engagement officer at IMPACTS Research & Development, in her blog designed to provide data for cultural executives. “Which do you trust more?” Although Colleen’s comments may not be surprising, they are encouraging because of the bounty of stellar comments visitors are posting in the wake of Woodson Art Museum visits.
During a recent day trip to Milwaukee, I would’ve loved to pack along a portable Woodson Art Museum visit. Instead, I pulled a cell phone from my pocket and searched TripAdvisor for things to do. Here are highlights from recent Woodson Art Museum visitors' comments, including what they're saying about Victor Vasarely: Op Art Master, on view through February 24.
After an anniversary get-away to Door County, I’m reflecting on the powerful pull of place, what resonates, and why we return. Read recent TripAdvisor reviews for plenty of reasons to visit the Woodson Art Museum soon – always admission free. Discover what sparks your imagination and interest in migrating to the Museum, returning throughout this fall and many seasons to come.
Read TripAdvisor reviews & visitors' effusive comments, telling others to seize & savor a last look at The World According to Federico Uribe, on view through Sun., Aug. 26. Experience a delightful menagerie made from everyday objects. Visit the Woodson Art Museum – always admission free – today-Friday, 9 am-4 pm; Saturday & Sunday, Noon-5pm. See what others are saying via this week's blog post.
This summer’s exhibition, The World According to Federico Uribe, is generating jaw-dropping amazement and over-the-moon excitement from visitors who keep coming back for more.
I love to collect Woodson Art Museum visitors’ comments and stories. It’s delightful to see what Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum visitors love, appreciate, and are inspired by during their time here. To me, the recently installed comment wall in the sculpture garden is a treasure trove.