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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September 28, 2016 - November 16, 2016
Sold out - The celebrated dioramas, dinosaur exhibits, and halls of the Museum serve as the settings for an intensive after-hours drawing course with illustrator and naturalist, Patricia Wynne.
November 7, 2016 - December 4, 2016
Join us for a five-part introductory course exploring the inner workings of this magnificent and mysterious organ with experts who will discuss the latest neuroscience research.