The building dates back to 1901 with decor from around the 1980s. It used to be a social club for men only and now the city is trying to redevelop the space. One local artist wants to turn it into a museum with event center and art shops. Nora G. Hertel/USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin.
David Hummer the director of the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art is calling the awards the ANJE which stands for annual juried national exhibition. He is running the museum right now solo with help from a designer who is creating the catalogue for the exhibition pro bono. Here is a listing of some of the artwork and artists who were selected among 750 entries. The exhibition will have about 50 artists participating.