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Woodson Art Museum Director Named Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters Fellow

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN: Woodson Art Museum director Kathy Kelsey Foley was honored as one of seven 2014 Fellows inducted by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters during a ceremony Sunday afternoon at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison.

Barry Van Dusen Named Woodson Art Museum 2014 Master Artist

Wausau, Wisconsin: The Woodson Art Museum announces Barry W. Van Dusen as its 2014 Master Artist who will be honored during the Museum’s 39th annual “Birds in Art” exhibition this fall.

RePurposed & ReImagined Exhibitions on View at Woodson Art Museum

Wausau, Wisconsin: Three RePurposed and ReImagined exhibitions at the Woodson Art Museum – featuring cast-off items upcycled into couture garments, discarded materials woven into fiber-arts textiles, and pinned insects arrayed in delicate patterns – encourage visitors to view everyday items in fresh, new ways.

Magical Exhibitions Appear at Woodson Art Museum

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN: Magical exhibitions featuring illustrations by Caldecott award-winning children’s author and illustrator Brian Selznick along with posters and props from the American Museum of Magic remain on view through Sunday, April 6, at the Woodson Art Museum.

Three Museum Collection Exhibitions On View

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN: Three exhibitions selected from the Woodson Art Museum’s collection and two new outdoor sculptures are on view. A dozen large canvases by Wisconsin painter and naturalist Owen J.

Woodson Art Museum Offers Five-Day Tour of Detroit’s Cultural Highlights

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN: Just in time for holiday gift-giving, the Woodson Art Museum is offering a five-day trip to Detroit for an insider’s look at the Motor City and its regional art treasures, Tuesday through Sunday, April 29-May 4, 2014.

Woodson Art Museum Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant to Support Upcycled Style Exhibition and Programs

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN: The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum is one of 150 not-for-profit organizations nationwide and the only Wisconsin organization beyond Milwaukee to receive an NEA Challenge America Fast-Track grant, National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Senior Deputy Chairman Joan Shigekawa announced this week.

Enigmatic Glass Artwork and Jewelry Exhibitions Featured at Woodson Art Museum

WAUSAU, WISCONSIN: Glass artwork by David Huchthausen, a Seattle artist with central Wisconsin roots, comprises a retrospective exhibition at the Woodson Art Museum that highlights the evolution of his artwork and its impact on American studio glass.

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