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Toddler Tuesday: Turkey Time

Nov 18, 2014 10:30am - Noon

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Bring little ones, 18 months - 4 years, to sample turkey themed art making just in time for Thanksgiving celebrations. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Art Beyond Sight

Nov 15, 2014 10:30am - Noon

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Individuals with low vision or blindness explore Birds in Art through multisensory gallery experiences, followed by a hands-on, birdhouse-embellishment art project. Please call or e-mail the Museum to register. 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Creative Journaling

Nov 13, 2014 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Musuem Wausau, WI
Develop a new creative outlet by altering a provided book. These monthly, self-care sessions are guided by educator Jayna Hintz. Please call or e-mail the Museum to register. 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Hands-on Art

Nov 6, 2014 5:30pm - 7pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Musuem Wausau, WI
All ages drop in to experiment with various tools to create textures and patterns while removing black topcoat to reveal underlying colors. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Art 101

Nov 6, 2014 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Musuem Wausau, WI
Musuem director Kathy Foley focuses on Dutch painter Carel Fabritius whose diminutive painting gained star status with Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Goldfinch. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, musuem@lywam.org


Yoga & Art

Nov 6, 2014 5:15pm - 6:15pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodosn Art Musuem Wausau,WI
Artworks inspire balance and movement in a drop-in yoga session led by a Croi Cróga Studio instructor. Bring a mat or blanket. Free


Visitor Services, 715845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Art Park Open Studio

Nov 1, 2014 1pm - 3pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
All ages drop in to create scratchboard art by using various tools to remove a black topcoat to reveal underlying colors. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, musuem@lywam.org


Art Babies : Fledgling Fun

Oct 31, 2014 10:30am - 11:15am

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


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Poetry Reading & Discussion

Oct 30, 2014 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Musuem Wausau, WI
Get in a Halloween spirit with an avian-themed poetry reading and discussion led by Museum staff and English educator Kathy Serley. Bird-related poems are paired with artworks to investigate how the written work and visual mediums explore the same subjects. Bring a favorite piece of poetry or original work to share, if you like, and the group will select a complementary artwork. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Gallery Walk : Legacy Lost & Saved

Oct 26, 2014 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Extinct birds "live on" in artworks. Join George Bumann for a Legacy Lost & Saved gallery walk and insights into the demise of species featured and the powerful statements they make today. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


The Art of Conservation

Oct 26, 2014 1pm - 2pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
George Bumann begins with acute field observations to develop a deep understanding of birds and animals. Discover how he uses his love of nature and his artistic abilities to sculpt and teach. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Family Program: The Science of Sculpting

Oct 25, 2014 2pm - 3:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Closely observe birds from Minocqua's Northwoods Wildlife Center and then create simple, small-scale, avian-inspired sculptures with guidance from artist George Bumann. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Toddler Tuesday : All About Owls

Oct 21, 2014 10:30am - Noon

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Whooo can you bring to this art-filled morning? Toddlers, 18 months - 4 years, accompanied by adults. Sample owl-themed art making during this free, monthly program.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Understanding the Bird

Oct 23, 2014 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
How does a sculpture manipulate a subject to achieve a desired aesthetic? Join George Bumann as he discusses his process, using the observation skills of a scientist and the lens of an artist. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Little Masters & Young Artists : Clay Day

Oct 23, 2014 4:30pm - 6pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Youngsters, 5 - 12 years, mold clay and learn the basics from George Bumann whose sculptures begin with careful observation of bird and animal subjects. Fee $5 Please call or e-mail the Museum to register. 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Passenger Pigeon "Reborn"

Oct 25, 2014 Noon - 2pm and 3:30pm - 5pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
George Bumann celebrates and memorializes the passenger pigeon. During these open-studio hours, watch George sculpt in clay, while discussing the process of capturing a subject he's never seen. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Passenger Pigeon "Reborn"

Oct 23, 2014 10am - Noon and 1pm - 3pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
George Bumann celebrates and memorializes the passenger pigeon. During these open-studio hours, watch George sculpt in clay, while discussing the process of capturing a subject he's never seen. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


SPARK!

Oct 19, 2014 1pm - 2:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Individuals with memory loss and accompanying friends or family members discover how Birds in Art artists depict owls. After social interaction in the galleries, participants engage in an art-making activity. Please call or e-mail the Museum to register 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


From Billions to None

Oct 19, 2014 2pm & 4pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Co-producer of the film From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction, Joel Greenberg hosts two screenings, followed by audience Q&A sessions. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Lecture and Book Signing

Oct 18, 2014 1pm - 2pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
In "The Echoes of Their Wings: The Life and Legacy of the Passenger Pigeon," Joel Greenberg examines the historic and environmental circumstances leading to the extinction of the passenger pigeon. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Lecture, Books Signing, & Gallery Walk

Oct 17, 2014 4pm - 6pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Joel Greenberg's "Hope is the Things with Feathers: Americans and Three Birds" examine three case studies: passenger pigeon, Kirtland's warbler, and whooping crane. Following Joel's lecture, Museum staff lead Birds in Art and Legacy Lost @ Saved gallery walks. Greenberg's book will be available for purchase. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Gallery Walk & Demo

Oct 12, 2014 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Gain insights into Birds in Art from the perspective of an artist. Karen Bondarchuk highlights selected artworks and then demonstrates her drawing techniques. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Family Fingerprinting

Oct 12, 2014 12:30pm - 2pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Join artist in residence Karen Bondarchuk to try your hand at one of her favorite drawing techniques - fingerprinting - using stencils or simply your imagination during this drop-in intergenerational program. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Charcoal Workshop

Oct 11, 2014 1pm - 5pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Adults hone their drawing and design skills with instruction from Karen Bondarchuk and engage in an in-depth exploration of charcoal techniques. Fee : $35 materials provided. Please call or e-mail the Museum at 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org to register.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Teen Event : Charcoal Creations

Oct 10, 2014 6pm - 8pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Area teens join Birds in Art artist Karen Bondarchuk for an evening of experimentation with charcoal. Learn how Karen creates depth and drama in her black-and-white work. Consider bringing examples of your artwork for review and guidance from Karen. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, musuem@lywam.org


Art 101 : Avian Inspiration

Oct 9, 2014 5:30pm - 7pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Artist in residence Karen Bondarchuk talks about her artwork and inspiration and then demonstrates various charcoal techniques. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Creative Journaling

Oct 16, 2014 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Continue - or begin - altering a provided book during this monthly creative-expression sessions, guided by Jayna Hintz. Get energized and connect with others during these free, self-care sessions. Please call or e-mail the Museum at 715.845.7010 or museum@lywam.org to register.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Art 101 : Give Me Five

Oct 15, 2014 12:15pm - 1pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Learn about five artists as curator Jane Weinke takes a closer look at artwork by Milton Avery, David Bates, Fidelia Brigers, Jim Dine, and Frank Benson included in The Art of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Healing Through Art

Oct 4, 2014 1pm - 4pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Individuals with breast cancer and their caregivers and breast cancer survivors incorporate art into the healing process. Free workshop led by art therapist Kristen Vesbach and Jayna Hintz, museum educator and art-therapy graduate student. Please call the Museum 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Hands - on Art : Fine Feathered Fun

Oct 2, 2014 5:30pm - 7pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
Print with feathers during this monthly, drop-in program for all ages. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, museum@lywam.org


Yoga & Art

Oct 2, 2014 5:15pm - 6:15pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum Wausau, WI
In an inspirational setting, participate in a drop in yoga session led by a Croi Cróga Studio instructor. Bring a mat or blanket. 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


Art Babies : Baby Birds

Sep 26, 2014 10:30am - 11:15am

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Explore Birds in Art with your little one, birth - 1 year, through 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.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Creative Journaling

Sep 25, 2014 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Try a cognitive "workout" that flexes your creativity and engages the sensory parts of your brain. Alter a provided book during free, monthly creative-expression sessions, guided by educator Jayna Hintz. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register.


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Little Masters & Young Artists : Budding Birders

Sep 25, 2014 4:30pm - 6pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Children, 5 - 12 years, create a birding journal and then embark on an in-the-galleries adventure, examining artworks and learning birding principals. Participants can put their own knowledge to work during "Birding Building Blocks" on Saturday morning, September 27th. Please call 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org


Art Time for Tots: Busy Birdies

Sep 25, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Little ones, 1-4 years, and accompanying adults explore Birds in Art 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


SPARK!

Sep 21, 2014 1pm - 2:30pm

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau WI
Barry Van Dusen's watercolors invite social interaction and engaging conversation between individuals with memory loss and accompanying friends or family members on National Alzheimer's Awareness Day. Participates create their own watercolor paintings. Please call the Museum at 715.845.7010 or e-mail museum@lywam.org to register. Free


Visitor Services, 715.845.7010, www.lywam.org