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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.

Woodson Art Museum Offers Four-Day Iowa Trip

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN: The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum is offering a four-day trip to experience art museums and architecture in Iowa, June 21-24, 2017. Distinctive buildings showcase the talents of pioneer Louis Sullivan, and Prairie-style architects Frank Lloyd Wright and Walter Burley Griffin.

Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend™ Features Four Venues September 9-10, 2017

URL links to hi-res photos are included at the end of this press release. Wausau, Wisconsin: The 28th annual Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 9-10, 2017 offers fun for all ages during north central Wisconsin’s biggest art extravaganza, spanning both sides of the Wisconsin River.

Tiffany Glass on View at the Woodson Art Museum

Wausau, Wisconsin: Tiffany Studios leaded-glass lampshades and windows – some of the twentieth century’s most striking, iconic decorative objects – shine in an exhibition that opens at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum on Saturday, December 3.

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