Traveling exhibition features 60 examples of birds in art

Birds in Art: Kathryn Ashcroft, Tranquility, 2016, oil on Belgian linen.
Birds in Art: Kathryn Ashcroft, Tranquility, 2016, oil on Belgian linen.

By all accounts, this year’s installation of the famous Birds in Art exhibition at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, in Wausau, Wisconsin, was one of the best ever, and this beautiful painting by Utah artist Kathryn Ashcroft suggests why.

The show closed on November 27, 2016, but you can still enjoy it. Sixty of the 112 paintings, sculptures, and graphics in the exhibition, including Ashcroft’s American Avocet, will be on tour throughout 2017. Here are venues and dates:

Museum of York County
Rock Hill, South Carolina
(803) 329-2121
December 17, 2016-April 9, 2017

Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University
Wichita Falls, Texas
(940) 397-8900
April 28-June 25, 2017

Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History
Jamestown, New York
(716) 665-2473
July 15-August 27, 2017

Rockport Center for the Arts
Rockport, Texas
(361) 729-5519
September 15-November 18, 2017

Fullerton Arboretum
Fullerton, California
(657) 278-3407
December 8, 2017-January 25, 2018

Learn more about the annual Bird in Art exhibition.


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