Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

View Website Favorite (3) 700 N 12th St - Wausau, WI 54403
Information: 715-845-7010

Tues-Fri: 9am-4pm, Sat & Sun: Noon-5pm.

North central Wisconsin's premier art museum features special exhibitions, dynamic education programs, collections rooted in bird imagery,and sculpture-filled gardens to delight visitors of all ages. Woodson Art Museum has a permanent collection of historic and contemporary paintings, graphics and sculptures primarily focusing on birds, making the Museum the ideal place to get in touch with art and nature. Elegant gardens dotted with sculptures take on a new look with each season. The Museum is housed in an English Cotswold-style residence, which has undergone a series of expansions since 1976. A stimulating roster of educational programs makes it fun for young and old alike.
  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • Features
    • Disabled Access
  • Museum/Gallery Type
    • Art

Nearby Places

Wisconsin Valley Fair 7/30/2019 - 8/04/2019 Wausau - 1.85 miles away
Hmong Sports, Music and Arts Festival 7/27/2019 - 7/28/2019 Wausau - 1.93 miles away
Warbird Rendezvous 7/20/2019 Mosinee - 12.64 miles away
Normal Park Craft Festival 8/03/2019 Merrill - 15.58 miles away
Moon Dance Music Festival 7/18/2019 - 7/20/2019 Gleason - 23.8 miles away
Deerbrook Rumble Motorcycle Ride 8/03/2019 Gleason - 23.8 miles away
MC Country Fest 8/08/2019 - 8/10/2019 Gleason - 23.8 miles away
MC Country Music Fest 8/08/2019 - 8/10/2019 Gleason - 23.97 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

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Green Innovations

  • Children’s craft projects use recycled items provided by visitors and artwork packaging is reused
  • Parking lot lights illuminate downward to reduce light pollution
  • Trees have been planted around perimeter of property to reduce erosion/conserve moisture and compost is used in gardens
  • Signs are posted on all trash/recycling containers and info about environmental efforts is displayed