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Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

700 N 12th St, Franklin & Twelfth Streets, Wausau, WI 54403-5007
+1 715-845-7010
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42nd Annual Birds In Art

By far one of the best juried exhibits at the Museum. Thank you to all of the artists, staff and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sudsy70
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Rothschild, Wisconsin
Got an hour? Kids? Grandparents? Single? Go see this!

Easy to find. Easy to park. Easy to stroll, sit, and view. Helpful staff. Free admission. The fall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Star N
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700 N 12th St, Franklin & Twelfth Streets, Wausau, WI 54403-5007
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Reviewed 1 week ago

By far one of the best juried exhibits at the Museum. Thank you to all of the artists, staff and Woodson family for your efforts. Please allow adequate time in your schedule to enjoy your tour.

Thank sudsy70
Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your words of appreciation, encouraging others to visit, too.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find. Easy to park. Easy to stroll, sit, and view. Helpful staff. Free admission. The fall show Birds is a great show. Inside or outside you can find pieces filled with fun, humor, reality, and in flight. Very worth your time and support.

Thank Star N
Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Excellent; thank you for sharing your enthusiastic comments with many, encouraging frequent visits.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The first Saturday after Labor Day the Woodson Art Museum has a show of bird art - pictures and sculptures from artists around the world. The quality and diversity of the works were amazing. On opening day, many of the artists were there (from all...More

Thank Lois K
Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We're glad you enjoyed meeting and talking with the more than 60 Birds in Art artists here from throughout the world during the 2017 opening-day festivities and hope you and many others will plan to visit during the morning of Birds in Art opening day,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a "Best of" Wisconsin and definitely a "Don't Miss" for Wausau. It is a small museum, but there are many things to look at. They host traveling exhibits which have brought some very unique things to Wausau. Their own unique traveling exhibit is...More

Thank Michael F
Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your comments and for continuing to share your enthusiasm for the Woodson Art Museum with others. We hope you'll visit often!

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

All art works are about the woods and animals. The art work inside has some of the most beautiful and marvelously executed pastels and ink drawings I have ever seen. Outside is a sculpture garden that is astounding. Peaceful place. Would be nice place to...More

1  Thank Charlene A
Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad you appreciate and enjoy the artwork and sculpture garden and encourage you to visit throughout the year, as artwork themes change more often than the seasons. Upcoming exhibitions feature quilts, turned wood, National Geographic photographs and more. Although weddings aren't held here, learn...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is free. While it always has exhibits of birds that are interesting, it also has traveling exhibits with art.from Andy Warhol to many others. The kids part of the museum also changes, which makes this museum fun to visit several times a year!...More

Thank DrDJJ
Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for encouraging people to explore the variety of exhibitions that change more often than the seasons, as do the activities and options in Art Park, the Museum's interactive family gallery, designed for the young and the young at heart!

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Yawkey Woodson museum is one of my favorite places to visit. The programs such as toddler Tuesday's are a wonderful way to spend the morning with small children. I bring families that I work with to the museum, as well as when my own children...More

Thank Cynthia B
Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for encouraging families to explore ever-changing interactive opportunities for all ages here - an always-admission-free community resource. We're so glad that your family participates frequently, too. Thank you for sharing your lovely words of appreciation!

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Their exhibit of birds in art is epic. Not just one medium but many. Large, small, humorous, serious hard to imagine the creative vehicles of expression. If you are going to be in the area this is a must see. Oh, and did I say...More

Thank DeeDeeLeah13
Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your enthusiasm and good words, encouraging all to visit often; we hope you will again soon, too!

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this hidden gem in Wausau! Great building, great collection and very impressive traveling exhibits.

Thank Mike W
Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for encouraging others to visit often - always admission free - and hope you'll continue to do so, too!

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Beautiful building, interesting sculpture garden, and interesting exhibits for all ages. Worth the trip!

Thank roonsters
Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Excellent! We're so glad you enjoy your time here; thanks for sharing your enthusiasm widely and hope you'll return with friends and family often.

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mschwer2
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Response from alohagal1949 | Reviewed this property |
About an hour is enough to see the chairs exhibit. Other galleries are bird art that is dependent on your interest. The outside grounds are worth seeing in warm weather which shouldn't take more than 1/2 hours. If you... More
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