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Art Time for Tots : Art Expedition

Jan 29, 2015 9:30am - 10:30am

Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI 54401
After a gallery excursion, 1-4-year-olds and accompanying adults embark on hands-on art adventures. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010


Capturing the Packers : 75 Years of Biever Family Photography

Jan 25, 2015 1pm - 2pm

Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI 54401
Learn how Vernon, John, and Jim Biever turned a "weekend hobby" into an unmatched legacy of sports photography. From Curly Lambeau to Mike McCarthy, Don Hutson to Jordy Nelson, the Biever family has seen and captured it all.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Mt. Snowmore

Jan 25, 2015 Noon - 5pm

Woodson Art Museum
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Museum's snow-sculpture partnership with Team USA Snow Sculptors, Mike Martino, Tom Queoff, and Mike Sponholtz carve their portraits - Mount Rushmore style - in winter's white stuff.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010
www.lywam.org



Mt. Snowmore

Jan 24, 2015 Noon - 5pm

Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Museum's snow-sculpture partnership with Team USA Snow Sculptors, Mike Martino, Tom Queoff, and Mike Sponholtz carve their portraits - Mount Rushmore style - in winter's white stuff.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Little Masters & Young Artists : Coldscapes

Jan 22, 2015 4:30pm - 6pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Children, 5 - 12 Years, create winter landscape paintings inspired by the seasonal beauty observed in photographs and etchings on view. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


Art 101 : Beyond the Lens

Jan 21, 2015 12:15pm - 1pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Learn more about the subjects and settings captured with cameras during this National Geographic Photographs gallery walk led by education curator Catie Anderson. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


Toddler Tuesday : Conquer the Cold

Jan 20, 2015 10:30am - Noon

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Bring little ones, 18 months - 4 years, to sample an array of winter - themed, cabin-fever-busting art projects. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


Art Beyond Sight

Jan 17, 2015 10:30am - Noon

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Individuals with low vision or blindness engage in a multisensory gallery experience enlivening 50 Greatest National Geographic Photographs and a hands-on art project. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail musuem@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


SPARK!

Jan 8, 2015 10:30am - Noon

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Individuals with memory-care needs and accompanying friends or family members engage in conversation about iconic photographs in the galleries, followed by a hands-on art activity. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


Art Park Open Studio

Jan 3, 2015 1pm - 3pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Get a grip on the cold! Use an ice cube as a paintbrush during this free, drop-in program designed for all ages.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


Art 101 : Chop Mark

Dec 17, 2014 12:15pm - 1pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
How do artists incorporate chop marks into their original prints to identify themselves and add aesthetic appeal? Join curator of education Catie Anderson for this noon-hour discussion. Free


Visitor Services, museum@lywam.org, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Toddler Tuesday : Paints & Prints

Dec 16, 2014 10:30am - Noon

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Little ones, 18 months - 4 years, and accompanying adults sample printmaking and painting through bountiful art-making stations. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


SPARK!

Dec 11, 2014 10:30am - Noon

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Bring a friend or family member with memory-care needs for social interaction inspired by Whistler artwork in the galleries, and then engage together in a hands on art activity. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


Little Masters & Young Artists : What a Card

Dec 9, 2014 4:30pm - 6pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Children, 5 - 12 years, use dry point and printmaking techniques on personalized cards, just in time for seasonal greetings. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


Art Park Open Studio

Dec 6, 2014 1pm - 3pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
All ages drop in to create holiday greeting cards using watercolor pencils to brighten ink-stamped images. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


Be Transported : Poet Laureate Max Garland Poetry Workshop

Dec 6, 2014 10am - 3pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Max Garland will offer modern examples of poetry in response to other artworks or "ekphrastic poetry." Participants will be encouraged to create and share their writing. Bring a bagged lunch. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


Photography and Poetry : Poet Laureate Max Garland

Dec 5, 2014 5pm - 7pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Join members of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets in the galleries as Max Garland reads his work, followed by a creative-writing open mic. Interested people of all ages are encouraged to listen and read their work, and also stroll the galleries and enjoy refreshments. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


Art Babies : Whistler Wonders

Dec 5, 2014 10:30am - 11:15am

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Bring your little ones, birth - 1 year, for multisensory fun and social interaction in the galleries and Art Park, the Museum's interactive family gallery. Baby gear - prams, strollers, front packs, and blankets - are welcome. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org



Hands-on Art : Design a Chop Mark

Dec 4, 2014 5:30pm - 7pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Make your mark! Create an identifying signature - or chop mark - to distinguish your artwork during this monthly, drop-in program for all ages. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org, www.lywam.org


Art 101 : Chop Mark Survey

Dec 4, 2014 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
Whether initials, symbols, or - in Whistler's case - an abstracted butterfly form, the chop serves as the maker's mark in printmaking and ceramics, authenticating an artist's original work. Join curator of education Catie Anderson for a survey of the chop mark as an aesthetic symbol. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Art Time for Tots

Dec 4, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Little ones, 1 -4 years, and accompanying adults explore everyday scenes in James McNeill Whistler's artworks through stories, movement, and hands-on art making. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Joan North Designs Jewelry Show

Dec 5, 2014 - Dec 6, 2014 10am - 6pm

Scarabocchio Art Museum, Stevens Point
Scarabocchio Art Museum will feature the jewelry of Stevens Point metalsmith, Joan North.

The public is invited to meet the artist and enjoy one -of-a-kind creations that explore a variety of jewelry making processes.

December 5: 10 till 6
December 6: 10 till 6


Joan North, 715-345-0945, joan@joannorth.com