Sunday, April 29, 2012

WILDLIFE ART EXHIBITION AT SAINT LOUIS ZOO

Majesty on the Wing, by Robert Batman


Inspired by Nature 


A collection of stunning original paintings by internationally acclaimed wildlife artist and conservationist, Robert Bateman. The exhibit features more than 20 major wildlife paintings in Bateman’s portfolio.  



When: OPENING MAY 11, 2012
Hours: DAILY 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Admission: FREE
Location: PEABODY HALL

Master of the Herd by Robert Bateman

Bateman has exhibited his work in England, Monaco, Japan, South Africa, Russia, and throughout Canada and the U.S., including a major show at the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. The National Audubon Society named Bateman one of the 20th Century’s 100 Champions of Conservation in 1998. For more information visit www.robertbateman.ca


Inspired by Nature will also be the focus of various Education Department programs and activities that give visitors and members an opportunity to explore their own artistic skills. The Zoo will be partnering with Bateman’s Get to Know Program, designed to employ art contests, events and other techniques to connect young people with the animals and plants of their local natural areas throughout Canada and the U.S. To register for programs, visit www.stlzoo.org/education or call (314) 646-4544.

 For more information, visit www.stlzoo.org/inspiredbynature






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