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Join us in Boulder, where the mountains meet the plains!

Come and enjoy a one of a kind experience and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow illustrators in a beautiful setting. The Conference is filled with presentations, workshops and field trips designed to inspire. Some concentrate on technique, with experts in drawing, painting, scratchboard, block printing, Photoshop, Illustrator, and digital devices sharing their expertise. Others focus on the gritty details of making a living in this challenging, but exciting career. With so many choices, participants can...

— Mary Parrish

The paleo halls at the National Museum of Natural History are undergoing a major renovation. The exhibit Life in the Ancient Seas, which opened in 1990 (see Deck 1992), closed on October 28, 2013; the remaining paleo complex, which opened in stages in the 1980s (for example, see Park 1981), closes April 28, 2014. The new paleo halls will reopen in 2019.

John Gurche’s original acrylic paintings currently enhance the paleo halls in three areas – but only for a few more months. His innovative Tower of Time stands majestically in the main entrance of the exhibit; his painting of a Devonian landscape...

Upcoming Events

January 1, 2014 (All day) - May 4, 2014 (All day)

GNSI-Finger Lakes Marsh Madness Exhibit

DATES: now through May 4, 2014
LOCATION: Cumming Nature Center
Rochester Museum & Science Center
6472 Gulick Road, Naples, NY 14512
(585) 374-6160

Upstate NY and the Adirondacks are host to many types of freshwater wetlands. The species of plants and animals supported by our marshes, swamps, bogs, and fens, is more than most people might imagine. In this exhibit, we celebrate the diversity and richness of the wetlands environment with a selection of some of our favorite species and wetlands habitats.


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