Woodson Art Museum Offers Four-Day Iowa Trip

By: Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum on February 9th

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.

Join Andy McGivern, the Museum’s curator of exhibitions, and his wife, Jeana, for a four-day excursion, departing from the Art Museum early Wednesday morning, June 21, and returning late evening on Saturday, June 24.

Iowa itinerary highlights:

  • Des Moines Art Center and the Pappajohn Sculpture Park
  • Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery in the Cesar Pelli-designed Bucksbaum Center for the Arts
  • Sullivan’s “jewel box” Merchants National Bank in downtown Grinnell and Griffin’s Ricker House
  • Wright-designed properties, including the Historic Park Inn Hotel – the last remaining Wright-designed and built hotel – and Dr. G.C. Stockman House in Mason City
  • Brucemore, a historic estate, and Sullivan’s St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Cedar Rapids
  • National Czech & Slovak Museum, featuring an exhibition of Dale Chihuly’s splendid “Venetians”
  • Cedar Rapids Museum of Art and 5 Turner Alley, Grant Wood’s home and studio
  • Acclaimed restaurants featuring farm-to-table cuisine and other surprises

The trip price of $1,590 for Museum members (per person, double occupancy) or $1,690 for non-members (per person, double occupancy) includes:

  • Luxury-level motor-coach transportation;
  • Accommodations for three nights at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids;
  • Four breakfasts, four lunches, and four dinners, including wine or beer each evening; and
  • All admissions and guides throughout, and all gratuities.

Single-occupancy adds $295 to the costs. A $500 deposit is required by April 1 to reserve a place. Call the Museum at 715-845-7010 or email museum@lywam.org to reserve a spot.

Woodson Art Museum Hours
Tues–Fri 9am–4pm
First Thurs of each month 9am–7:30pm
Thursdays during Birds in Art 9am–7:30pm
Sat–Sun Noon–5pm
Closed Mon & holidays, including New Year’s Day, Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas

Admission: Always Free Admission
Phone: 715.845.7010
Email: museum@lywam.org
Location: 700 N. 12th Street (Franklin & 12th Streets), Wausau, Wisconsin 54403-5007
Online: www.lywam.org

 

 


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