Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 1:00pm
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Haller Hall, enter at 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge

The Art of Science of The Unfeathered Bird

Imagine that you could see beneath the fluff and feather of a bird to view bone and muscle in action. What would this perspective reveal about movement, structure, and evolution? The Unfeathered Bird is a magnum opus, twenty-five years in the making, that features 385 finely-rendered drawings and paintings of 200 bird species. In a program intended for artists, scientists, and bird lovers alike, artist and ornithologist Katrina van Grouw will explain her approach to preparing and drawing the specimens featured in her book and share her insights into bird anatomy and biomechanics.

Harvard Museum of Natural History Lecture and Book Signing. Regular museum admission rates apply.

Free event parking available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage

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Harvard University
Center for the Environment

Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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