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Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum at Wisconsin

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

Category: Activities, Attractions, Family / Kids
700 North 12th St., Wausau, Wisconsin, 54403
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Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum: Birds in Art

If you visit just one gallery, make it the Woodson Art Museum. Their annual Birds in Art exhibition has more than 120 original artworks from around the world interpreted in oil, watercolor, the graphic arts, bronze and stone. A total of ten to twelve exhibitions throughout the year bring the world of art to north central Wisconsin at this always free museum. Don't overlook the elegant gardens dotted with sculptures too. It's just one mile from the hotel.


Hours -

9AM to 4PM Tuesday to Friday, 9AM to 7:30PM First Thursdays and those during Birds In Art, 12PM to 5PM Saturday and Sunday

Prices -



  • Summer Art Camps & Workshops
  • Family Fest
  • Snow Sculptures


  • Art Exhibitions
  • Outdoor Sculptures
  • Gardens
  • Audio Tours
  • Special Programs


  • Does the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum offer audio tours?

    Yes, you can check out an iPod touch with a free audio tour app to enhance your museum experience. This enriching tour features artist interviews, videos and insights from the curators on selected artwork.
  • What is the "Birds In Art" Exhibition?

    This annual exhibition showcases the very best contemporary artistic interpretations of birds and bird-related subject matter in a variety of media, including sculptures and paintings. The exhibition features 100 works and opens every year the first Saturday after Labor Day.

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