Tag Archives: woodson art museum

Worth the Trip

Posted on April 20, 2022
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.

A Pear, a Pepper, and a Peapod Walk into a Workshop

Posted on April 13, 2022
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.

Hit the Briqs

Posted on March 02, 2022
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.

Best-Laid Plans

Posted on February 02, 2022
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.

Fan (of) Mail

Posted on January 12, 2022
I’m a mail fanatic. Like a bloodhound with a ribeye in the air, I can sense when the mail is close to being delivered.

Frozen Tundra First Timer

Posted on December 01, 2021
There’s nothing like seeing Lambeau Field for the first time.

Baby Girl Gets a Name

Posted on November 03, 2021
I’ve been thinking a lot about children’s books recently. In the coming months, the Woodson Art Museum will renew its biennial commitment to the art of children’s illustrated literature with an exhibition featuring the exuberant work of Christian Robinson, What Might You Do?, on view December 4, 2021 through February 27, 2022. Recently, my husband and I welcomed a granddaughter, and my children’s book quest took on an added dimension.

Exploring Multiple Ways to See

Posted on October 27, 2021
For wood sculptor Dan “Sully” Sullivan, seeing means perceiving the world via an altered perspective. Sullivan, who as a child was diagnosed with a form of macular degeneration, creates waterfowl sculpture from vintage wood and will be featured in two Woodson Art Museum programs on Saturday, November 6.

“Hey, we’re walking here!”

Posted on October 06, 2021
Two days ago, Museum director Kathy Foley and I returned from New York City. I had never been to New York before. Kathy has been going there all her life.

An Invitation to Create

Posted 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.