On Saturday, December 1, from 1pm to 3pm join Destry Kissick, interim Curator of Living Collections at the Museum of Nature & Science, as we explore the origins of scientific names and the taxonomic classification of select birds featured in the exhibition Birds in Art. Afterwards participants are invited to tour the gallery and identify the birds that were highlighted during the presentation.
Birds in Art is a traveling exhibition organized by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, and showcases international artists interpreting birds and related subject matter. The exhibition opens in the Museum of Art on Tuesday, November 20 and will be on display until January 12, 2019.
The museum is located at 491 North Main Street and is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 4:30pm and Saturdays from 9am to 4:30pm. For additional information, visit our website at: http://las-cruces.org/museums or call 575-541-2137.