Birding by the Numbers
A Call to Artists from the Birds of Vermont Museum in celebration of our 30th Anniversary
We at the Museum like to say we are “where natural history meets art.” But flip through the files of time while birding in the last 30 years… what would ornithology be without math? What new facts and figures about feathered phenomena do you most appreciate? Join us as we play with birds and numbers!
We seek bird-focused art that incorporates a feeling for number with artistic expression. We are open to any media. Let your art—from imaginary to irrational, with birds silly and significant—populate our creative space!
Here is a tiny fraction of funky factoids to tickle your fancy and perhaps illustrate what we mean: Continue reading “Call to Artists: Birding By the Numbers”
ORNAMENTAL FACES: Carving class Sat Nov 12 • 9–3 :
Santa! Wizard! Leprechaun! Carve and paint gnomish faces. Great for fun, gifts!
Time for Winter Hours! On Nov 1, the Museum switches to winter hours: ‘Open By Appointment’. Please call to schedule a visit for yourself—family—school—group!
Who’s out and about, overhead or foraging on the forest floor?
Come to our Bird Monitoring Walk, October 29: let’s find out! https://www.facebook.com/events/1771702999709137/
Stories, art, song, + play: Discovery time for our own “Nestlings” Tuesday Oct 11. Share birds with a young person! https://www.facebook.com/events/306022036423190/
Sundays for Fledglings continues in October, with “Wild Birds, Wild Art!” Here’s an example: https://www.facebook.com/events/774206286052513/ Join us!
This weekend is Open Studio part 2! We’ll have carvers here https://www.facebook.com/events/298761720499359/ As well as artists, birders, kids… visit and enjoy!
Are you ready to sit down for birds? The Big Sit! is coming! Can we beat last year’s number of species? http://ow.ly/B0YL3046ArF
Carve a Bittern! One-day woodcarving class Sept 17.
Blanks + paint provided. Sign up soon!
Visit art and artists at “In Layers” Reception: Sept 10, 3-6pm.
(“51 Birds” © C V Talmage, used by permission)