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Woodson Art Museum Selects Artwork for 2015 Birds in Art Exhibition

Wausau, Wisconsin: Artwork from 123 artists from throughout the world will be included in this year’s 40th annual Birds in Art exhibition, on view September 12 through November 29, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Guitars that Rock the World on View

Wausau, Wisconsin: An exhibition comprising forty iconic guitars – from an acoustic lute to electric guitars – is on view at the Woodson Art Museum where performances, aficionados’ insights, a hands-on Sound Lab, and luthier’s studio feature the instrument that rocks the world.

38th Annual Student Art Exhibition on View through April 4

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN: Colorful and imaginative artwork of 150 north central Wisconsin students in grades 5-8 is featured in the 38th annual Student Art Exhibition, on view through April 4 at the Woodson Art Museum.

Wausau Student Photography On View

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN: A nine-day online vote ended March 8 to select which photographs will be included in a Student Photography Exhibition at the Woodson Art Museum, March 26 through May 31.

NEA Grant to Support Guitar Maker’s Woodson Art Museum Residency

Wausau, Wisconsin: The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau is one of only 163 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive a National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America grant, NEA Chairman Jane Chu recently announced.

Spring Guitar Exhibition Strikes a Chord; Museum Receives Tourism Marketing Grant

WAUSAU, Wisc. – The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum will promote its spring exhibition, Medieval to Metal: The Art & Evolution of the Guitar, with the help of a $28,250 Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) grant presented by Wisconsin Department of Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett.

National Geographic Photographs, Whistler Etchings, Ballet Masks on View at Woodson Art Museum

Wausau, Wisconsin: Three distinct exhibitions featuring iconic photographs from National Geographic magazine, etchings by American artist James McNeill Whistler, and masks donned by Wausau-area ballet dancers open Saturday, November 22, at the Woodson Art Museum. All three exhibitions remain on view through February 22, 2015.

Visiting Artists and Guest Author to Lead Woodson Art Museum Programs

Wausau, Wisconsin: In October, two Birds in Art artists will lead programs for all ages during separate residencies at the Woodson Art Museum, and a visiting author will convey lessons from the passenger pigeon’s extinction 100 years ago.

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