John James Audubon: American Artist and Naturalist

June 5 – August 22, 2010

The name John James Audubon is synonymous with the study and preservation of American wildlife. His masterpiece, The Birds of America, and his lifetime of written journals stand as an unsurpassed contribution to the world of fine art, natural science and American his tory and literature. This exhibition presents a selection of rare and valuable works of art and artifacts. Featured are 60 of the large hand-colored Double Elephant Folio engravings printed from 1826 to 1838 for The Birds of America, selected from the art collection and document archives of the John James Audubon Museum and State Park at Henderson, Kentucky. Also on display are original Audubon paintings, letters, books, photographs, and personal items.

Organized from The Collection of the John James Audubon Museum, Henderson, Kentucky

Sponsored by KeyBank with additional support provided by the Golden Eagle Audubon Society and the A. Kay Hardy and Gregory A. Kaslo Philanthropic Gift Fund in the Idaho Community Foundation