May 25, 2011, a “migration conservation message tops the program for the National Museum of Wildlife Art’s 2011 summer exhibitions opening reception.” That evening Harvey Locke, Founder and Strategic Advisor to the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative (Y2Y) and Vice President for Conservation Strategy at the WILD Foundation, will speak to the audienence at 7 pm. His remarks will be followed by a talk by artist Dwayne Harty, who has documented the migratory corridor in his paintings. The reception begins at 5:30 pm.
Attendees will be able to view The Journey of Wildlife and Art and Above Timberline: Engravings by Carl Rungius, and the Wyoming winners of the 2011 Federal Junior Duck Stamp Competition.
A companion exhibition, Above Timberline: Engravings by Carl Rungius, runs May 7 through October 2, 2011. The exhibit features the complete set of drypoint etchings by renowned Western wildlife artist Carl Rungius, who first visited Wyoming and Yellowstone in 1895.
The evening’s events are free to museum members, $12 for non-members. 307-732-5444 for information. [email protected]
Y2Y map courtesy Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative.