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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.

Master Origami Artist Leads Presentation & Gallery Walk on Saturday, Feb. 22

Wausau, Wisconsin: The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum will receive a National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America grant to support renowned origami artist Robert J. Lang’s residency at the Museum, February 22-23.

Origami Exhibitions on View through March 1

Wausau, Wisconsin: Three origami exhibitions, featuring innovative artwork by contemporary artists who transform two-dimensional paper into striking and soaring three-dimensional sculpture, opened Saturday, December 7 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Birds in Art 2019 Soars at the Woodson Art Museum

Wausau, Wisconsin: New avian-themed artworks by 114 worldwide artists comprise the 44th annual Birds in Art exhibition, on view Saturday, September 7 through Sunday, December 1, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Woodson Art Museum Features Varied Upcoming Exhibitions – Always Admission Free

Wausau, Wisconsin: Artwork at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, changes more often than the seasons, offering an ever-refreshing array of artwork and activities.

Botanical Art on View this Summer

Wausau, Wisconsin: Spotlighting the ephemeral beauty and variety of plant life, two botanical art exhibitions open at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum on Saturday, June 8. “Botanical Art Worldwide: America’s Flora” highlights U.S.

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