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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


Earth Day

Apr 22, 2014 9am - 7:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Inspired by ReDress, Nature Composed, and Salvage & Selvage, explore ways you can creatively take environmental action. Bring castoff t-shirts for reuse in an upcoming workshop. The Museum stays open late to celebrate Earth Day.


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


Story Time at the Natural History Museum

Apr 18, 2014 10am - 11am

900 Reserve St, Stevens Point
Join us for "The Lorax" by Dr Suess. This famous story about caring for the planet is just in time for Earth Day. 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