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Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

700 N 12th St, Franklin & Twelfth Streets, Wausau, WI 54403-5007
+1 715-845-7010
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Lovely art gallery

Went to an quilting retreat and also enjoyed the speaker who presented quilts she had done and tips.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vickithelma
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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
The quilt exhibit was AMAZING!!!!!

i Love the exhibits the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Muesum displays! I went to see the quilt show and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
rwbsangel
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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700 N 12th St, Franklin & Twelfth Streets, Wausau, WI 54403-5007
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to an quilting retreat and also enjoyed the speaker who presented quilts she had done and tips.

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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed your time at the Woodson Art Museum and hope you continue to share your experience here with others and bring friends and family again soon and often.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

i Love the exhibits the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Muesum displays! I went to see the quilt show and was sooooo amazed at the beautiful exhibits. They paired the quilt exhibits with carved wood exhibits which gave a wonderful variety of handmade craftsmanship. Simply beautiful....More

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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Messages like your certainly make our day! Thank you for taking the time to write your comments and for sharing your enthusiasm for the Woodson Art Museum with others. We hope you'll return often, bringing friends, family, and others, too.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We finally made the 2-1/2 hr drive here and wished we'd done it earlier. Wonderful National Geographic photo display, and birds exhibition-wonderful!More

Thank Frank C
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Thank you for your encouraging words and for sharing them with others. We're so glad you made the trip and that you enjoyed your time at the Woodson Art Museum. We hope you'll invite others to join you, visiting again soon! The delightful artwork of...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The designs of the quilt art were amazing. Many different textures and items used. Many hours must have been put into each piece.More

Thank Rita W
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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your time here and hope you'll return soon to see two new exhibitions on view through May 27: National Geographic "Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary" and "My Friend Eric Rohmann," featuring artwork by the Caldecott Medal-winning children's book illustrator...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We go there once in a while to see the traveling exhibits. They are usually there for a few months. This time it was wood and quilts. I found the wood quite interesting while my daughter preferred the quilts and my wife liked both.

Thank Jerry B
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Amy B, other at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for visiting and for encouraging others to do so, too! We hope you'll return soon and often.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This show runs through February 25th, and worth the time to view these innovative works of art. Fascinating works that make you think--how did they do that? Colorful quilts are complimented by the woods from around the world. Practical,smaller pieces (wine corks, pens, key fobs)...More

Thank Mary M
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Amy B, other at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for continuing to let others know about the Quilts & Wood exhibitions currently on view and encouraging them to visit soon. We hope you'll visit again often to experience other exciting exhibitions planned throughout the year.

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Leigh Yawkey is a top notch art museum and one of the best in the U.S. WOW and it is in Central Wisconsin!! Their exhibits this January/February 2018 are exceptional. While you may not be into quilting or woodworking, you will be amazed at the...More

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Amy B, other at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and for continuing to share your enthusiastic words with others, encouraging them to visit. We hope you'll return soon and often!

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

If you are in Wausau, check this place out. Not only is it free (how can you go wrong), but they change out the exhibits. I go here once a year when in town skiing with my wife. We absolutely love it!

Thank joshfrederickson11
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Amy B, Marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you so much for your encouraging comments and for continuing to share them widely with others. We hope you will visit again soon, while you’re in the area skiing and other times, too, and often!

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

I would highly recommend a visit to Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum. Great wildlife art and a wonderful facility overall.

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Amy B, marketing and communications manager at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you very much for widely sharing your recommendation with others, encouraging them to visit. We hope you'll return often, too!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful museum with a great mix of eclectic exhibits. A visit to this museum should be included in every visit to Wausau. Great weekend hours and free admission!

Thank keewest75
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Amy B, marketing and communications managert at Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments and for encouraging others to visit the Museum during each Wausau visit. We invite those who live in the area to visit often, too!

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About an hour is enough to see the chairs exhibit. Other galleries are bird art that is dependent on your interest. The outside grounds are worth seeing in warm weather which shouldn't take more than 1/2 hours. If you... More
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