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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.

Woodson Art Museum Selects Artwork for 2019 Birds in Art Exhibition

Wausau, Wisconsin: Artwork from 114 artists from throughout the world will be included in the 44th annual Birds in Art exhibition, on view Saturday, September 7 through Sunday, December 1, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Alan Woollett Named Woodson Art Museum 2019 Master Artist

Wausau, Wisconsin: The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum announces British colored-pencil artist Alan Woollett as its 2019 Master Artist who will be honored during the Museum’s 44th annual Birds in Art exhibition this fall.

Cut Up/Cut Out & Tactile Sculpture Exhibitions on View

Wausau, Wisconsin: An exhibition highlighting cut paper and other surprising materials – from vintage maps and magazines to a leaf, car tire, and saw blade – opened at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum on Saturday, March 2.

Green Bay Packers Foundation Grant to Support Tactile Exhibition

Wausau, Wisconsin: The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum received a grant from the Green Bay Packers Foundation to support a future tactile exhibition, inviting all visitors to experience a new way to “see” by touching a selection of artwork from the Museum’s collection.

Victor Vasarely: Op Art Master on View through February 24

Wausau, Wisconsin: An exhibition of artwork by the world-renowned father of the Op Art movement, Victor Vasarely, opened at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum on Saturday, December 1.

Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend™ Features Four Venues September 7-8, 2019

Wausau, Wisconsin: The 30th annual Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 7-8, offers fun for all ages during north central Wisconsin’s biggest art extravaganza, spanning both sides of the Wisconsin River.

Museum Hosts Artist for Nov. 9-18 Mural Project and Residency

Wausau, Wisconsin: California-based artist and science illustrator Jane Kim will complete a mural at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum and lead artist residency programs, November 9-18, during the Museum’s annual flagship “Birds in Art” exhibition.

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