Special Events

Alfred Russel Wallace and the Birds of Paradise with Sir David Attenborough

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Daniel Giraud Elliot Bird of Paradise (1)

To cap off the Wallace Centenary Celebration this special evening lecture features internationally celebrated wildlife filmmaker Sir David Attenborough, speaking on “Alfred Russel Wallace and the Birds of Paradise.” Attenborough shares a passion for the birds of paradise with Wallace, who spent eight years seeking them in his travels through the Malay Archipelago.

Following the lecture, Sir David and co-author Errol Fuller will sign copies of their book Drawn from Paradise.


Special Note: This evening event is preceded by a daylong celebration of Alfred Russel Wallace. Learn more.