Art on the Refuge

When:
May 18, 2019 – July 19, 2019 all-day
2019-05-18T00:00:00-04:00
2019-07-20T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Missisquoi Refuge Visitor Center
Tabor Road
Swanton, VT 05488
USA
Cost:
Free for Visitors / $15 hanging fee
Contact:
Carol Yarnell
802-868-4781

2019 ART EXHIBIT

The Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate the 26th anniversary of World Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, May 18th, 2019.  Now known as World Bird Day, the 2019 theme is Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution.  The Friends of Missisquoi will be again hosting the annual art show, which kicks off during the Open House.

Medium:   any two dimensional medium– oil, acrylics, watercolor, pen and ink, pastels, photographs or fabric-related and able to hang.

Subjects:

  • Paintings/drawings/etc.: Subjects may be birds* or anything related to what might be found in a landscape that helps birds in their migration, breeding, etc. such as at the Refuge– lake, river, marsh, forest, wildlife, insects, wildflowers/plants, fields, etc., and interpretations of any of these.
  • Photographs: preference for photos taken on Refuge, but may be from other sites that are local breeding, wintering, or stopover areas for birds* found in the Refuge.

Artwork can also be viewed and purchased during normal refuge office hours through July 19th, 2019, Monday to Friday, from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

 

Artists who wish to enter works, please download a registration form here.

Click here to download the Refuge Birds pamphlet, or here for a printable list of birds commonly found on the Refuge.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Carol Yarnell: 802-324-6939; or artshow@friendsofmissisquoi.org

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