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Saturday, 12 August 2017 to Sunday, 1 October 2017
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Saturday, 12 August 2017 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

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Art.Science.Gallery. invites you to the opening of The Birds, our newest art exhibition about ornithology: the science of birds. 10 artists from Texas, Illinois, Florida, Missouri and Portugal will showcase work that is steeped in and reflective of scientific ideas about birds. Works in the exhibition explore topics such as bird migration, communication, taxonomy, feeding behavior, natural history, flight behavior, bird diversity and conservation.

This exhibition is dedicated to ornithologist James “Sandy” Beach (1947-2015), who was a wonderful mentor and friend to gallery founder/director Dr. Hayley Gillespie. Together, they ventured into nature with a sense of fun and discovery. Proceeds from this exhibit will help establish a new scholarship fund managed by the gallery in Sandy’s honor: The Sandy Beach Award for Natural History to help support the education and development of future generations of natural historians who are current students at Austin College.

Artist ( Description ): 

Carol Cunningham (San Antonio, TX)

Carrie Carlson (Orland Park, IL)

Emily Coleman (Austin, TX)

Kim Heise (Parkland, FL)

Lauren Rochell (Austin, TX)

Lisa Rawlinson (Austin, TX)

Pat Falconer (Austin, TX)

Pen Brady (Bunceton, MO)

Rachel Ramirez (Olhão, Portugal)

Sarah St Laurent (Austin, TX)

Other Info: 

Opening Reception

Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 7-10pm

 

Exhibition Dates

August 12 – October 1, 2017 (free and open to the public, donations accepted)

 

Fall 2017 Gallery Hours (beginning after the opening reception)

Tuesday / Thursday / Friday 12 – 6pm

Saturday / Sunday 12 – 4 pm

Monday / Wednesday closed

 

Closing Reception

Sunday, October 1st 4-8pm

Telephone: 
5125228278
Venue ( Address ): 

Art.Science.Gallery.

in the Canopy Building

916 Springdale Rd, Bldg 2 #102

Austin, TX 78702

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