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Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

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Victor Vasarely Exhibit Worth the Visit

Having some of the works of Victor Vasarely here in Wausau is remarkable. The Op Art Master's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
William S
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Rothschild, Wisconsin
What a surprise!

We never would have expected to find a world class museum in Wausau Wisconsin. Birds in Art is an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Haddie904
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Harvard, Illinois
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700 N 12th St, Franklin & Twelfth Streets, Wausau, WI 54403-5007
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having some of the works of Victor Vasarely here in Wausau is remarkable. The Op Art Master's serigraphs can only be experienced and explored at a museum. This is a great opportunity for the Wausau community to experience the kinetic art of 124 pieces of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for continuing to encourage many to visit the Woodson Art Museum while the "Victor Vasarely: Op Art Master" exhibition is on view through Feb. 24, 2019.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We never would have expected to find a world class museum in Wausau Wisconsin. Birds in Art is an outstanding exhibit. The museum’s collection is also exceptional. We highly recommend it to any bird-lover and every art-lover!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your lovely comments; we're so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hope you'll return soon & often for avian-themed artwork from the Museum's collection and varied themes throughout changing exhibitions.

Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

a visit to this museum is always free. They have rotating exhibits throughout the year that change approximately every 3 months. In addition, they have a wonderful permanent collection. The museum specializes in birds and art. The average visit probably takes about 90 minutes.if the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thank you for continuing to encourage others to visit the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, discovering ever-changing exhibitions and art experiences.

Reviewed October 14, 2018

We visited on a Saturday to see the Birds in Art exhibit. This is an exhibit of artwork of birds that is held every year and is world renowned. The art work was stunning, the museum was very nice and best of all - it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your time here, and thank you for widely sharing your appreciative, encouraging words. We, too, are thankful for our volunteer greeters and those who volunteer their time and efforts here in so many ways; they're the heART of the Woodson...More

Reviewed October 14, 2018

We enjoyed the outside art sculptures as well as the extensive indoor displays. The building itself is beautiful, airy in feel & well-maintained & the staff was very kind.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for visiting, sharing your appreciative words, and we hope you'll return again soon with others!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

We are locals and try to get to Leigh Yawkey Museum at least once a year. Besides a permanent art collection, they have a rotating collection at various times during the year. Right now into November is Birds in Art. This also changes each year,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for encouraging others to visit often to experience an array of exhibitions that change more often than the seasons and artwork from the Museum's collection focused on art of the natural world, all enlivened by programs for all ages year-round. We hope you'll...More

Reviewed September 28, 2018

We love birds, we love birds in art. The Woodson was perfect for us. We loved the beautiful grounds, stunning building and magnificent displays. The Birds In Art exhibit took our breath away, several times. Several of the artists were known to us, many others...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

How lovely to read your description of what you so enjoyed about your experience here. We're thrilled that you plan to return repeatedly! Thank you for continuing to share your enthusiasm for the Woodson Art Museum with many others, encouraging them to visit, too.

Reviewed September 23, 2018

What a wonderful place to visit!! The building itself is well cared for and beautiful.The 2018 bird art exhibit runs until November 28th and well worth seeing. The museum is full of bird paintings. Truly an amazing place. Don't forget to check out the charming...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Amy B, Marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you for your enthusiastic comments encouraging others to experience Birds in Art 2018, on view through November 25. We hope you’ll return with others soon and throughout the year to exoerience a wide array of other themes in changing exhibitions and art of the...More

Reviewed September 22, 2018

WOW!!!! This year I attended the 2018 Birds In Art exhibition. To be honest I was a participating artist. Having said that, this museum is outstanding in what it does beyond BIA. Other art galleries and museums could learn so much from this venue. They...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

We're so thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your time here participating as a 2018 Birds in Art artist during opening festivities; thank you for all of your efforts! Thank you, also, for continuing to share your enthusiasm for the Woodson Art Museum with others and...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

The museum itself is outstanding, but the Birds in Art exhibit is even more outstanding. Each year this is one event we look forward to. World class artists and birds. A great combo! A must for birders!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

We're so glad you make an annual migration here to experience Birds in Art and hope you'll bring others soon & often throughout the year!

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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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