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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…

Woodson Art Museum Selects Artwork for 2017 Birds in Art Exhibition

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN – Artwork from 114 artists from throughout the world will be included in the 42nd annual Birds in Art exhibition, on view Saturday, September 9 through Sunday, November 26, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Woodson Art Museum Recognized as Finalist for 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

 Public encouraged to share stories of Woodson Art Museum’s excellence on IMLS Facebook page on April 3 WAUSAU, WISCONSIN (March 20, 2017) – The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced that for the second consecutive year, the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, is a National…

Wisconsin Sculptor Don Rambadt Named Woodson Art Museum 2017 Master Artist

 WAUSAU, WISCONSIN: The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum announces Milwaukee sculptor Don Rambadt as its 2017 Master Artist who will be honored during the Museum’s 42nd annual “Birds in Art” exhibition this fall.

Escher Exhibition on View, Intrigues with Surreal Appeal

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN: An exhibition from Athens, Greece, featuring iconic works by Dutch artist M.C. Escher (1898-1972), M.C. Escher: Reality and Illusion, opened Saturday, March 4, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum and is one of the most comprehensive Escher retrospectives offered in the United States.

Wonders Await in 2017 at Woodson Art Museum

Wausau, Wisconsin: The internationally renowned Birds in Art exhibition in the fall, art of the natural world year-round, and changing exhibitions as varied as M.C. Escher, Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, and Wild Fabrications will be featured during 2017 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, always admission free.

Woodson Art Museum to Promote M.C. Escher Art Exhibition with Help from Tourism Grant

Grant funds support online search and social media advertising The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum is drawing up interest in an exhibition of work by Dutch artist M.C. Escher with help from a $20,000 Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) Grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. The exhibition, “M.C.

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