During the finals days of M.C. Escher: Reality and Illusion, the Woodson Art Museum continues to receive gratifying messages from those eagerly planning trips to visit and their impressions after experiencing Escher’s mind-bending artwork. Projected attendance during the three-month Escher exhibition – on view March 4 through May 28 – was expected to be about 10,000. With just days remaining, the actual total-attendance tally exceeds 15,000.
I was impressed and happy to hear the news last week that the Woodson Art Museum was the recipient of the Wisconsin Governor’s Tourism Award for Arts, Culture & Heritage. Not only is it a major feather in our cap to be honored as a premier tourist destination in the state, but it’s also a testament to the hard work and dedication by every member of the staff to make the Museum a destination for visitors from throughout the region and beyond.
About fifty Wausau-area community members will be a bit warmer during the remaining cold winter months, thanks to Woodson Art Museum visitors’ generosity through the Wisconsin Department of Tourism’s Big Bundle Up campaign. The Woodson Art Museum, one of two Big Bundle Up drop-off locations in the Wausau area, collected... Read More