Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
Painting of Concord River
Summer on Concord River by Barry Van Dusen

Museum of American Bird Art

The Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon (MABA) is a professional art museum and home to Mass Audubon's extensive art collection. 

While the gallery is currently closed, MABA is developing a new vision for sharing and featuring world-class bird art. Past exhibitions featured art by internationally recognized artists whose work is inspired by nature.

Cameron Prairie © Anne S. Faust (serigraph, 1993). Mass Audubon Collection.
Cameron Prairie © Anne S. Faust

Art Collection

Mass Audubon’s bird art collection spans four centuries and many genres thanks to generous gifts and bequests as well as purchases. 

"Osprey on nest" watercolor © Barry Van Dusen
"Osprey on nest" © Barry Van Dusen

Past Exhibitions

Past exhibitions have explored artworks by a wide range of artists and types of art, from Warhol to field guide illustration and more.

Charley Harper, Mystery of the Missing Migrants, acrylic, 1992; Mass Audubon Collection, museum purchase, 1992.
Charley Harper, Mystery of the Missing Migrants, acrylic, 1992; Mass Audubon Collection, museum purchase, 1992.

Support MABA

Help make the new vision for sharing and featuring world-class bird art possible.

Kids making art at MABA

MABA Education Center

Located on a beautiful 121-acre property, the MABA Education Center offers art-inspired educational programs for people of all ages.

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The Wonder of Birds: Online Art Lecture Series

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