Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau

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The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, in the heart of Wausau, Wisconsin, is known for its internationally acclaimed Birds in Art exhibition, presented each fall.

Art of the natural world is the guiding spirit behind the paintings, works on paper, and sculpture in the Museum’s collection.

Diverse exhibitions feature artwork from around the world and change more often than the seasons.

Enriching programs and events for all ages enliven exhibition themes.

Artist residencies offer opportunities for in-depth understanding of mediums and processes through public programs, demonstrations, and hands-on learning.

Committed to always-free admission, the Museum is a valued community resource and north central Wisconsin cultural attraction.

Groups are welcome! Learn more about a self-guided Museum visit and scheduling group and school tours. Tours can be arranged for groups of 10 or more, three weeks in advance. For details, connect with us at www.lywam.org or 715.845.7010.
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  • The Bird Art exhibit was well done. We enjoyed walking through the gardens as well as spending time on the rooftop. Museum is free.  more »
  • I highly recommend this place. The building itself is gorgeous. The grounds are gorgeous. And, of course, the bird artwork is out of this world! Be sure to go to the rooftop--wonderful...  more »
  • Beautiful exhibits! Wonderful staff and fantastic grounds to explore! Highly recommend going to anyone visiting the area. The route to and from is even a pleasure to view the architecture of the older homes with their gardens and many parks to explore.
  • Great variety of captivating and high-quality exhibits. Staff is so friendly, dedicated, and excellent. Interactive Art Park is engaging for kids of all ages. Free educational programming can't be beat!

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