Past Exhibitions

Past exhibitions have explored artworks by a wide range of artists, from Audubon to Warhol, and from folk and sporting art to field guide illustration and contemporary wildlife photography.

January 31 - May 2, 2010
© Isaac Sprague

Massachusetts artist Isaac Sprague was one of the greatest American bird and botanical artists of the 19th century, working alongside two giants of natural science, artist-naturalist John James Audubon and Harvard botanist Asa Gray. Learn More

September 27, 2009 - January 17, 2010
Hawk illustration by David Sibley

Beginning with early childhood drawings of birds through his most recent full-color field guide illustrations of trees, the works selected for the exhibition show how drawings are tools to encourage observation and help in identification. That process of discovery and understanding is the ultimate goal of Sibley’s field sketching. Learn More

September 27, 2008 – May 10, 2009
Decoy by Elmer Crowell

This exhibition showcases some of the best work of A. Elmer Crowell (1862-1952) of East Harwich, far and away the most gifted bird carver and decoy maker of his generation. Learn More