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Woman holding binoculars Join today and get outside at one of our 60+ wildlife sanctuaries.
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Art & Photography

Whether your preferred medium is paint, graphite, or photographs, we'll help you enjoy the beauty of nature in a whole new light. Let nature be your muse by finding inspiration at one of our sanctuaries or join a program to deepen your skills. 

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. 

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Featured Stories

  • A small owl in front of three people sitting at desks with art supplies.
    Museum of American Bird Art, Canton

    The Nature of Art: Deepening Conservation Connections

    For more than 100 years, Mass Audubon has proudly maintained a prestigious collection of nature- and bird- inspired art. Now we are looking forward to new and innovative ways to bring our collection and programs to even wider audiences.

  • Sanderlings on beach
    Sanderlings © Leah Desrochers

    Become a Better Bird Photographer

    Learn the ins and outs of taking stellar bird photos. 

  • View of mountains at sunset in North Adams
    2021 Photo Contest Winner Landscapes @ Eric Dubreuil

    Previous Photo Contest Winners

    See the winners and honorable mentions from previous years of Mass Audubon's statewide Picture This: Your Great Outdoors Photo Contest.

  • Starry sky and city lights on a beach in Falmouth © Evan Guarino
    Beach in Falmouth © Evan Guarino

    Photo Contest: How to Take a Winning Photo

    Looking to improve your photography skills? Here are just a few tricks of the trade. 

Find a Place to Explore Art

Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries across the state offer plentiful opportunities to both make and view art.

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Gallery space at Habitat
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In the Gallery at Habitat: John Rich

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Museum of American Bird Art, Canton
News February 08, 2024

The Nature of Art: Deepening Conservation Connections

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News February 07, 2024

Welcoming MABA’s New Director

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Photography Guidelines & Requests

Be sure to follow our ethical photography guidelines and to submit a request if you'd like to use one of our wildlife sanctuaries for commercial photography. 

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