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Art Babies : Blanketed Bundles

May 30, 2014 10:30am - 11:15am

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 700 North 12th Street, Wausau, WI

Bring your littlest ones, birth - 1 year, for multisensory fun - focused on woven blankets and social interaction. Baby gear, including prams, strollers, front packs, and blankets, welcome. Please call 715.845.7010 to register.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Little Masters & Young Artists : Explore Fiber Arts

May 29, 2014 4:30pm - 6pm

"Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 700 North 12th Street, Wausau, WI
Children, 5 - 12 years, learn the ins and outs of weaving. Fee: $10 Please call 715.845.7010 to register.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Art Time for Tots : Weaving Wonders

May 29, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 700 North 12th Street, Wausau, WI
Toddlers, 1-4 years, and accompanying adults, inspired by Salvage & Selvage, explore the weaving theme through movement, stories, and art making. Please call 715.845.7010 to register.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Art 101 Recycled Reimaginings

May 21, 2014 12:15pm - 1pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 700 North 12th Street, Wausau, WI
Learn how Nancy Judd's Recycled Runway artworks initiate conversations and connections promoting environmental awareness and stewardship. Join this Noon-hour discussion led by educator Catie Anderson.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Toddler Tuesday : Little Sprouts

May 20, 2014 10:30am - Noon

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 700 North 12th Street, Wausau, WI
Bring toddlers, 18 months - 4 years, and explore an array of garden- themed art projects during this free, monthly program.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


SPARK!

May 18, 2014 1pm - 2:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 700 North 12th Street, Wausau, WI
Nancy Judd's upcycled style invites social interaction and engaging conversation between individuals with memory loss and accompanying friend or family member. After time in the galleries, participants use recycled materials to create a weaving. Please call 715.845.7010 to register.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Not Just Fabric & Thread

May 17, 2014 3pm - 4pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, 700 North 12th Street, Wausau, WI
Salvage & Selvage curator Pat Kroth invites visitors to learn more about the challenges and rewards of working with non-traditional textile materials such as bubble wrap, plastic bags, vegetable sacks, and plastic fencing through a "trunk show" presentation.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Fragmented Fibers: Bookmark Workshop

May 17, 2014 12:30pm - 2pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum 700 North 12th Street Wausau, WI
Wisconsin artist Pat Kroth leads an intergenerational workshop for adults and children. Color, texture, and composition take center stage as participants craft a bookmark using "no-sew" techniques. Fee: $10 materials provided. Please call 715.845.7010 to register.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Puzzle Sculpture

May 10, 2014 1pm - 3pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum 700 North 12th Street Wausau, WI
Add your words to a participatory sculpture during this drop-in program. All ages draw individualized designs and messages on puzzle pieces, and witness the wonders that result from working together as the sculpture grows.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org



Wear Your Words

May 10, 2014 1pm - 3pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum 700 North 12th Street Wausau, WI
Preview the work of area teens who have worked together and also with Nancy Judd to create social-action upcycled garments, designed to be eye catching and thought provoking. Exhibition on view through June 15.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Art Babies : Wonderful World

Apr 25, 2014 10:30am - 11:15am

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Establish earth-healthy habits early; bring your baby, birth - 1 year to explore our planet through art, stories, and movement, followed by multisensory play in Art Park, the Museum's interactive family gallery. Baby gear, including prams, strollers, front packs, and blankets are welcome. Please call 715.845.7010 to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Art Time for Tots : Earth Ambassadors

Apr 24, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Little ones, 1 - 4 years, and accompanying adults extend the Earth Day celebration through stories, art, and movement. Please call 715.845.7010 to register.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


ReDress Gallery Walk

May 4, 2014 3pm - 4pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Join artist in residence Nancy Judd for insights into the high-fashion garments she creates from recycled materials. She'll share thoughts about her artistic process, partnerships, and the implicit narrative of ReDress artworks.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Recyc-ALL : Collage & Decoupage

May 4, 2014 1pm - 2:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
All ages drop in to make decorative vases and candleholders from recycled glass and also learn how to make more thoughtful, everyday environmental decisions. Artist in residence Nancy Judd assists participants as they work together; bring glassware for your project. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Recycled Runway : Lights, Camera, Environmental Action!

May 3, 2014 7pm - 8pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Upcycled garments hit the runway in a fashion show featuring the work of UW-Madison students. Their creations made from recycled materials incorporate cleaver juxtapositions, alterations, and printing and dying techniques. Artist in residence Nancy Judd directs this fashion show, highlighting her Woodson Art Museum initiated UW-Madison collaboration.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Art Park Open Studio

May 3, 2014 1pm - 3pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Bring the family for this drop-in, self-directed activity using recycled materials. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Upcycling Workshop

May 2, 2014 10am - 2pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Adults interested in designing and sewing get creative with recycled t-shirts. Artist in residence Nancy Judd guides participants in using pre-made patterns or designing their own to create scarves, backpacks, dog toys, and more. Bring t-shirts to incorporate into your projects. $30 fee includes lunch. Please call 715.845.7010 to register.

Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Art 101 & Hands-on Art : Eco-Friendly Fashion

May 1, 2014 5:30pm - 7pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Artist in Residence Nancy Judd discuses her thought-provoking couture made from recycled materials and leads participants in creating upcycled accessories from discarded magazine pages rolled into beads.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Story Time at the Natural History Museum

May 2, 2014 10am - 11am

900 Reserve St, Stevens Point
Join us for "The Three Little Fish and The Big Bad Shark" by Ken Geist and Julia Gorton. We'll learn about the enormous ocean by swimming with these three little fish through the big blue sea. The story will be followed by a craft activity.

715-346-2858


Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park

May 24, 2014 - May 25, 2014 10am - 4pm Both Days

8500 Cty RD U Danbury Wi
Opening Weekend activities include tours of historic 1802 Northwest Co and Xy Co fur trading posts, Ojibwe Indian Village. Fur Trade museum,Ojibwe exhibit,Logging museum, Blacksmith shop, Karlsborg school house, Plant Sale

Sue Long 715-866-8890