A Wood Full of Birds (Exhibition)

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Exist Dates

1981 October 30 - 1982 January

Biographical or Historical Note

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Exhibition. Opened October 30, 1981 and closed January 1982. Located in the New York State Roosevelt Memorial at the American Museum of Natural History. "A Wood Full of Birds" featured two sculptures of American birds, a wild turkey and a great blue heron, by Vermont artists B. Porter Brown and his wife Mary Brown.

Summary

"A Wood Full of Birds" featured two sculptures of American birds, a wild turkey and a great blue heron, by Vermont artists B. Porter Brown and his wife Mary Brown. Each was placed in a habitat setting that was carved to simulate the natural environment of the birds. The carvings were on view in the Roosevelt Rotunda of the American Museum of Natural History from October 30, 1981 until mid-January 1982.

Sources

    American Museum of Natural History Press Release, October 27, 1981. Departmental Records, 101; American Museum of Natural History Library Archives.

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temporary exhibition
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New York State Roosevelt Memorial.
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Written by: Roxanne Edwards
Last modified: 2019 February 13


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