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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…

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.

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