American White Pelican, from the collection of the Toronto Reference Library
The flutter’s about Audubon’s Wilderness Palette: The Birds of Canada exhibition. It’s embarking on its first national tour, presented by Canada Trust. Featuring 100 hand-coloured, life-sized engravings of birds native to Canada, this extraordinary collection by
world-renowned artist and naturalist John James Audubon was published over 150 years ago. Audubon's depictions are infused with vitality, realism and an uncanny insight into the behaviour of his subjects.
So fly down and enjoy a rare bird-watching experience.
Canada Trust Presents
AUDUBON’S WILDERNESS PALETTE: THE BIRDS OF CANADA
TORONTO: Royal Ontario Museum Sept. 19 - Nov. 14, 1998 VANCOUVER: Vancouver Art Gallery Nov. 28, 1998 - Jan. 24, 1999 OTTAWA/ HULL: Canadian Museum of Civilization Feb. 5 - April 4. 1999 LONDON: London Regional Art and Historical Museums June 12 - July 24, 1999 MONTREAL: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Sept. 9 - Nov. 7, 1999 FREDERICTON: Beaverbrook Art Gallery Dec. 5, 1999 - Jan. 15, 2000 WINNIPEG: Winnipeg Art Gallery Feb. 13 - April 2, 2000 HAMILTON: Art Gallery of Hamilton Oct. 7 - Nov. 19, 2000
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