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Birds in Art 2021 Soars in September

Wausau, Wisconsin: Ascending to new heights, Birds in Art 2021, opening Saturday, September 11, 2021, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, offers inspiration to persevere, endure, and thrive. Artwork from 113 artists from throughout the world comprises the 2021 Birds in Art exhibition.

Woodson Art Museum Selects Artwork for 2021 Birds in Art Exhibition

Wausau, Wisconsin: Artwork from 113 artists from throughout the world will be included in the 46th annual Birds in Art exhibition, on view Saturday, September 11 through November 28, 2021, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Woodson Art Museum Summer Exhibition Features Quilts as Maps

Wausau, Wisconsin: Like roadmaps, quilts in an exhibition at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum this summer reveal places of origin and paths to understanding America’s cultural fabric.

Spring Exhibition Celebrates Woodson Art Museum Collection Artwork & Stories

Wausau, Wisconsin: Backstories are in the spotlight this spring with an array of artwork from the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum’s collection in Beyond Artworks: Artists & Their Stories, on view March 6 through June 6.

Visit to See Cool Snow Sculpture

Wausau, Wisconsin: A penguin-themed snow sculpture will take shape Saturday, February 20 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum where Team USA Snow Sculptors, Mike Martino, Tom Queoff, and Mike Sponholtz, will work their winter magic.

Museum Reopens after Proactive Closure

Wausau, Wisconsin: The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum has reopened after a proactive closure during the region’s coronavirus surge. All safety measures remain in place: mask wearing, physical distancing, and sanitizing; learn more here. Before visiting during regular Museum hours, always admission free, please check www.lywam.org for any updates.

Woodson Art Museum Temporarily Closed

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.

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The Museum reopened in early February 2021, after a proactive closure.

Before visiting, check www.lywam.org for any updates and what to expect.