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Community Discovery Day: Guided Gallery Tour of ‘Denizens: Wildlife on the Western Frontier’ at the Montana Museum of Art and Culture

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Free
Community Discovery Day

Don’t miss this special opportunity!

Join print collector Lee Silliman for a guided tour of Montana Museum of Art and Culture’s exhibit “Denizens: Wildlife on the Western Frontier.”  This exhibition elucidates the awe-inspiring variety of the indigenous fauna of the American West of the 18th and 19th centuries, from wild horses, grizzly bears, mountain lions, and bison to eagles and rattlesnakes.  It features engravings by legendary artists including Frederic Remington, Karl Bodmer, John James Audubon, Alfred Jacob Miller, and George Catlin.  

The exhibit is complemented by artifacts on loan from UM’s Philip L. Wright Zoological Museum. Silliman will discuss lesser known attributes of the animals, biographical backgrounds of the artists, and details concerning the multitude of print mediums employed in these diverse artworks.  

RSVP is required. Please email silliman@q.com

Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Location: University of Montana’s Paxson Gallery, PARTV Center

Parking is available on campus with purchase of a parking pass from the kiosks in the parking lots.

Details

Date:
July 18
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
montananaturalist.org