A Woodson Art Museum exhibition and fall programs led by an artist in residence and a guest author highlight lessons that can be learned from the passenger pigeon’s extinction 100 years ago.
Project Passenger Pigeon, a nationwide educational initiative marking the centennial of the species’ extinction was the impetus for the Woodson Art Museum exhibition Legacy Lost & Saved: Extinct and Endangered Birds of North America, on view through July 2015.
Six new exhibitions drawn from the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum’s collection complement the 2014 Birds in Art exhibition opening September 6 and feature recent acquisitions and species and habitat conservation themes. Birds in Art remains on view through November 16; the other exhibitions remain on view through February 2015 and beyond.More »
The Museum and Birds in Art are embracing turning the big 4-0. Sustained success is a source of pride; and like a fine wine, the exhibition will continue to improve with age.More »
At this time of the year, Birds in Art is in full swing. It’s always been the Woodson Art Museum’s most popular exhibition. When I pass through the galleries, I’m constantly impressed by the many visitors who make their way to the Museum to take in our annual avian exhibition. Once in a while I […]More »
CWSO executive director Ann Huntoon and I wanted to connect the sister arts – musical and visual – while adding venue opportunities for Symphony members and advanced students and another dimension for visitors to Thursday evening Museum hours during Birds in Art.
Ann and I quickly learned that our professional lives crisscross in a number of interesting ways:More »