Mass Audubon is pleased to partner with the Rocky Neck Art Colony for their extraordinary six-week exhibition “For the Birds.”
Juried by Amy Montague, the Director of the Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon, the exhibition features multimedia artwork that celebrates the songs, vivid colors and enormous variety of bird species attracted to Cape Ann’s coastal waters, marshes, and waterways often bring with them both birding enthusiasts and artists, each drawn by their vibrant visual appeal.
The exhibition will include four special programs open to the public:
- Opening Reception on Sunday, January 31 at 2 pm
- John J. Audubon, His Life and Art talk by noted local author Chris Leahy, Bertrand Chair of Field Ornithology at Mass Audubon, on Thursday, February 11 at 7 pm
- Beautiful Birds of Cape Ann talk by Kim Smith on February 18 at 7 pm
- “The Artful Birdhouse,” an auction of original, artist-created birdhouses on Sunday February 21, at 1 pm
All of the events will take place at the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester, MA.