Among the most important and successful components of the Woodson Art Museum’s role in our community is hosting visiting artists.
On the eve of Birds in Art previews, things sure look different than they did last year and the year before . . . and we’re grateful. Celebrate with us this weekend and throughout the eleven-week run of Birds in Art, the best indoor bird watching on the planet.
This summer, Woodson Art Museum galleries highlight a bountiful harvest. Throughout two exhibitions, visitors point out favorites and marvel at detailed, realistic depictions and figments of artistic imaginings, too. No matter how your garden grows, nourish your creativity with visits soon and often while botanical art remains on view through Sunday, August 28.
Working in a place that used to be someone’s home can be a fun and challenging experience
Sure to lift and refresh spirits like a cool glass of water on a hot summer day, visit to drink in open-air art experiences and many other options at the Museum soon and often.
When people ask me what the best state park in Wisconsin is, I unequivocally say “Rock Island.” With its remote location, beautiful natural and manmade features, and breathtaking views, it’s an easy answer.
Art Park, the Woodson Art Museum’s interactive gallery, is arguably one of the most popular spaces at 700 N. 12th Street. While the spring glass exhibitions are well underway, team Art Park is now focused on our next round of re-landscaping for the summer exhibition, Abundant Future: Cultivating Diversity in Garden, Farm, and Field. Abundant Future consists of botanical artworks depicting cultivated plant species such as eggplants, radishes, and ancient grains like millet and sorghum.
Although spring – let alone summer – are in the distant future, those little signs of warmer weather get you through winter, especially when you’re planning for the next season.
Last week, the Woodson Art Museum welcomed 160 fourth- and fifth-grade students for Art Cluster, a Wausau School District program for those who demonstrate an aptitude and eagerness for the visual arts.