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Exhibition Opening: Conserving Our City of Nature: The Artwork of Alan Messer

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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Many New Yorkers are unaware of the 350 species of wild birds—almost a third of all bird species in North America—that live in or pass through New York City each year. Artist Alan Messer skillfully captures many, from exquisite migrating blackburnian warblers in Central Park’s ramble to a northern harrier scanning the vast marshes of Jamaica Bay. Conserving Our City of Nature: The Artwork of Alan Messer presented by NYC Audubon reveals over 30 of Messer’s detailed paintings, illustrations, and field sketches of New York City's avian wildlife and habitats, offering a view of NYC Audubon's conservation mission through an artistic eye.   


Arsenal in Central Park
830 Fifth Avenue
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Art & Antiquities, NYC Audubon

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