taxidermy

Museum From Top To Bottom At MNH

(2.28) Explore the Museum of Natural History’s archives and collection storage vaults with docent Mike McGinity and learn about the museum and its collections. In addition to the taxidermy specimens, you might see cultural artifacts, coral, fossils, figurines, bones, and unique collections like the snowflake photomicrographs below. The ‘Museum From Top to Bottom’ program is […]

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Taxidermy/Art Symposium At Bell Gallery

Taxidermy, Art, and the Animal Question: A Symposium will be presented Friday and Saturday in conjunction with the Dead Animals show (up through March 27) at Bell Gallery. Artist Rachel Poliquin gives the keynote lecture —Taxidermy and the Poetics of Strangeness — at 7:30pm, Friday, February 26. Several lectures on Saturday, February 27: 9:30am —

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‘Taxidermy In Art’ Opens At Bell Gallery

This show may not be for everybody. The new exhibition at Bell Gallery Dead Animals, or the curious occurrence of taxidermy in contemporary art surveys current artistic use of taxidermy through the work of eighteen artists. (And would any taxidermy/art show be complete without a Damien Hirst?) Runs through March 27. Taxidermy animals are extraordinary

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Nature Lab Director At Athenaeum Salon

(5.30) Taxidermy — at least vintage taxidermy — has been all the rage in recent years. Whether its the kitschy decorating aesthetic or nostalgia, one certain well-studied and much commented upon species — Hipsteria masonjariensis — has been hunting down these specimens to near extinction. Certainly the prices have gone through the roof. (Time to

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