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This week’s Wow at the Woodson

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Aug. 9 Thursday 10:30 a.m. – Noon
People with memory loss and accompanying friends or family members gather for a social outing at the museum. Magical creatures and playful installations fashioned from everyday objects spark one-on-one conversation between participants, followed by a hands-on art activity. Call 715-845-7010 to register.

Aug. 11 Saturday 10:30 a.m. – Noon
Art Beyond Sight
People with low vision or blindness join museum educators for a multisensory exploration of the galleries followed by hands-on art making inspired by Federico Uribe’s sculptures. Call 715-845-7010 to register.

On view through Aug, 26, 2018
“The World According to Federico Uribe”
Colombia-born, Miami-based artist Federico Uribe creates exuberant sculptures and immersive installations from everyday objects. Finding beauty in simple and sometimes startling materials – from books, colored pencils, wood fragments, and shoes to shell casings – Uribe transforms objects from their original, utilitarian purposes to create boldly beautiful surroundings.

New to the Collection
Experience newly acquired artwork by Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait, Frederick Stone Batcheller, Alexander Pope, Thomas Aquinas Daly, Karen Bondarchuk, Arthur Burdett Frost and Lynn Bogue Hunt.

On view through Feb. 17, 2019
From the Museum’s Collection
“Dynamic Designs: The Serigraphs of Anne Senechal Faust”
Anne Faust’s vibrant silk-screens affirm her mastery of this medium and a deep knowledge of and affinity for birds and their habitats.

On view through August 2018
“Fowl Play”  Decorative Duck Decoys
Typically made of wood, these life-sized sculptures range from simple bird shapes to intricately carved and finely painted examples. Some are strictly utilitarian; others are sculptural works of art.

In the Sculpture Garden
“The Dance”
Inspired by the way the seasonal migration of sandhill cranes to their Wisconsin nesting grounds marks the passage of time, Boston artists­ Donna Dodson and Andy Moerlein, constructed 25-foot-tall sandhill cranes of Wausau-area saplings, on-site. (June 2016)
The Woodson is at 700 N. 12th St., Wausau.

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