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Woodson Art Museum Presents 2016 Birds in Art Exhibition

Wausau, Wisconsin: An array of fresh perspectives and artistic insights by more than 100 worldwide artists comprises the internationally renowned 2016 “Birds in Art” exhibition, on view September 10 through November 27 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Woodson Art Museum Honors 2016 Master Artist Karen Bondarchuk

Wausau, Wisconsin: The Woodson Art Museum announces Karen Bondarchuk as its 2016 Master Artist who will be honored during the Museum’s 41st annual “Birds in Art” exhibition this fall.

Sandhill-Crane Sculpture Graces Grounds

See a towering sandhill-crane sapling sculpture created by Boston artists Donna Dodson and Andy Moerlein, known as The Myth Makers, who create site-specific sculpture from ephemeral materials.

Chair Design Exhibition on View this Summer

Wausau, Wisconsin: Exploring chairs as art – functional and sculptural objects – and offering insights into sublime design, “The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design,” remains on view through August 28 at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend 2016 Features Four Venues September 10-11

URL links to hi-res photos are included at the end of this press release. Wausau, Wisconsin: The 27th annual Wausau’s Artrageous Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 10–11, 2016, offers fun for all ages during north central Wisconsin’s biggest art extravaganza, spanning both sides of the Wisconsin River.

Woodson Art Museum Selects Artwork for 2016 Birds in Art Exhibition

Wausau, Wisconsin: Artwork from 112 artists from throughout the world will be included in the 41st annual Birds in Art exhibition, on view September 10 through November 27, at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

Woodson Art Museum Wins 2016 Wisconsin Arts, Culture & Heritage Tourism Award

Wausau, Wisconsin: The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum is the recipient of the 2016 Arts, Culture and Heritage tourism award, announced at the conclusion of the Governor’s Conference on Tourism this week in Wisconsin Dells.

Woodson Art Museum Recognized as Finalist for 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

Public encouraged to share stories of institution’s excellence in programs and services on IMLS Facebook Page WAUSAU, WISCONSIN (February 23, 2016) – The Institute of Museum and Library Services today announced that the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, is among the 30 finalists for the 2016 National…

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