Painting the Natural World
December 1, 2015 - January 19, 2016
Explore the Museum’s celebrated dioramas during an after-hours painting workshop in the Akeley Hall of African Mammals. Artists Eric Hamilton and Greg Follender provide hands-on instruction in acrylic paint to help participants better understand color and composition and improve technical skills like brush control. Get a glimpse into the history and craftsmanship behind world-class dioramas and take home a painting of your own.
Basic painting skill level is recommended for this course.
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Sold out - Wake up your mind with our first ever Brain Brunch! Eat, drink, and learn about the enigmatic and important function of sleep. Experts in the field discuss their work on the science of sleep, and the role rest plays in learning, memory, and behavior.