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Woodson Art Museum Proactively Closing October 9

Wausau, Wisconsin: As a proactive precaution, the Woodson Art Museum is closing temporarily, beginning Friday, October 9, until further notice, for the safety of all and to help slow the spread of Covid-19.

Woodson Art Museum Director Receives Distinguished Career Award

Wausau, Wisconsin: Kathy Kelsey Foley, director of the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, received the Association of Midwest Museum’s Distinguished Career Award.

Birds in Art 2020 on View at the Woodson Art Museum

Note: Exhibition extended, September 12 through February 21, 2021 Wausau, Wisconsin: Artwork from 114 artists from throughout the world will be included in the 45th annual “Birds in Art” exhibition, opening Saturday, September 12, 2020, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Artwork of India on View at the Woodson Art Museum

Wausau, Wisconsin: Spice up summertime by experiencing contemporary artwork featuring the dazzling patterns, vibrant colors, and nonlinear storytelling, resplendent throughout Many Visions, Many Versions: Art from Indigenous Communities in India, on view through August 30.

Woodson Art Museum Selects Artwork for 2020 Birds in Art Exhibition

Wausau, Wisconsin: Artwork from 114 artists from throughout the world will be included in the 45th annual Birds in Art exhibition, on view Saturday, September 12 through November 29, 2020, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend™ 2020 Promotion Not Occurring

Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend, the collaborative promotion of four separate events, will not occur in 2020. Events have been cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns. Art in the Park at Marathon Park will not occur in 2020; it is postponed until 2021.

Timothy David Mayhew Named Woodson Art Museum 2020 Master Artist

Wausau, Wisconsin: The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum announces New Mexico artist Timothy David Mayhew as its 2020 Master Artist; a selection of his work will be featured during the Museum’s 45th annual “Birds in Art” exhibition this fall.

French Posters & Melissa Sweet Exhibitions on View through May 31

Wausau, Wisconsin: Experience a flair for France this spring and be transported to late nineteenth-century Paris via an exhibition of colorful French posters, opening Saturday, March 7 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

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