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Lamont Gallery: Welcome to Bird Land
Start Date: 8/24/2018Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 8/24/2018End Time: 4:00 PM
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Event Description:

Welcome to Bird Land:Michele L'Heureux
With artist/collaborator Helen Popinchalk

June 26 – August 24, 2018

Reception: Thursday, July 12, 4-6pm
Summer Gallery Hours: Tues – Fri 9am-4pm, Closed July 4

We have a lot in common with birds: we both build elaborate nests, travel long distances, communicate with melodious complexity, and demonstrate incredible resilience and fragility. Birds are a barometer of how well humans are doing on this planet. Their survival is inextricably linked to our behavior, and our survival is surprisingly linked to their ability to thrive.

Welcome to Bird Land draws inspiration from birds and the human enterprises of bird appreciation and birdwatching. Working with artist/collaborator Helen Popinchalk, L’Heureux explores how an encounter with one bird—a “spark bird”—can inspire a lifetime of admiration and wonder. The exhibition, which includes an interactive bird blind, collage, costumes, prints, photography, and works of art from the Lamont Gallery collection, is an immersive ode to birds.

 

Lamont Gallery programs are supported in part by the Michael C. Rockefeller ’56 Visiting Artists Fund.

Location Information:
Phillips Exeter Academy - Mayer Art Center  (View Map)
11 Tan Lane
Exeter, NH 03833
Phone: Mayer Art: 603-777-3361 | College Office: 603-777-3415
Room: Lamont Gallery
Contact Information:
Name: Ms. Stacey Durand
Phone: 603-777-3461
Email: gallery@exeter.edu
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Who Can Attend:
Free and open to the public.
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