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Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

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Wonderful art museum and well worth the visit

We visited on a Saturday to see the Birds in Art exhibit. This is an exhibit of artwork of birds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Geof J
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Milwaukee
Lovely space, inside & out, great art displays

We enjoyed the outside art sculptures as well as the extensive indoor displays. The building... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerri B
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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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700 N 12th St, Franklin & Twelfth Streets, Wausau, WI 54403-5007
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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

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 1 week ago

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.

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

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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 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 3 weeks ago

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

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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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Amy B, Marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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!!

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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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!

Reviewed September 12, 2018

We drive to Wausau to see Birds in Art every year and we love this museum, which keeps getting better all the time. This year we came early for the opening weekend, to hear Master Artist Cindy House speak, mingled with the large crowd which...More

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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Your review made our hearts sing as staff gathered today to review opening weekend details. Thank you for your words of appreciation for the multifaceted experiences offered, and we hope you'll continue to share your enthusiasm for the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum far and...More

Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on during a hot weekend to enjoy the AC and look around. Ended up finding an amazing exhibit going on. All the staff are friendly and helpful. Plus it's free! Can't wait to see and explore other cool exhibits that come. Would highly...More

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

We’re so glad you visited, enjoyed your time at the Museum and that you’re encouraging others to do so, too! We hope you’ll return soon, bringing others often, and continue sharing the word far and wide.

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

It’s an amazing small museum with free admission. My husband said the last time he was here was 30 years ago. The landscaping was very beautiful. We were so impressed with Federico Uribe’s artwork display, they were so amazing. Very family friendly place. Strongly recommend!!

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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

We're thrilled that you had an outstanding experience here recently. Thank you for continuing to share your enthusiasm for the Museum widely and we hope you and your husband will return often with others!

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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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