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Pastel Artist Named Woodson Art Museum 2018 Master Artist

Wausau, Wisconsin: The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum announces New England pastel artist Cindy House as its 2018 Master Artist who will be honored during the Museum’s 43rd annual “Birds in Art” exhibition this fall.

Exhibitions Feature Art Quilts and Wood Artworks

Wausau, Wisconsin: Vibrant art quilts and strikingly elegant, contemporary wood artworks comprise two new exhibitions opening at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum on Saturday, December 2.

Find the Flock

Try this fun, free holiday idea – Magnetic Migration: Find the Flock, the Museum’s seek-and-find challenge to do around town with family & friends, finish, and turn in before Nov. 26.

Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend™ Features Four Venues September 8-9, 2018

URL links to hi-res photos are included at the end of this press release. Wausau, Wisconsin: The 29th annual Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 8-9, offers fun for all ages during north central Wisconsin’s biggest art extravaganza, spanning both sides of the Wisconsin River.

Woodson Art Museum Presented 2017 Birds in Art Exhibition

Wausau, Wisconsin: New perspectives and artistic insights by more than 100 worldwide artists comprise the 42nd annual, internationally renowned 2017 Birds in Art exhibition, on view September 9 through November 26 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Museum Wins 2017 National Medal

Watch the live-streamed video of the July 17, 2017 National Medal award ceremony in Washington D.C. The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum is one of only two art museums to receive the nation’s highest museum honor. Learn more via this 2017 National Medal press release.

Nature, Tradition & Innovation: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics on View through Aug. 27

Wausau, Wisconsin: An exhibition featuring innovative and bold sculptural forms by contemporary Japanese ceramists opened on June 3 and remains on view through August 27 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Woodson Art Museum Wins Nation’s Highest Museum Honor

National Medal for Museum and Library Service Recognizes Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum’s Community Contributions  WAUSAU, WISCONSIN (May 15, 2017) – The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced that the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, is a National Medal winner, the nation’s highest honor given to…

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