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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


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


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