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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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