Behind-the-Scenes: Exclusive Viewing of the New NYHS Audubon's Birds of America Gallery
Exclusive Viewing of the New Audubon's Birds of America Gallery and other Watercolor Masterpieces by the Artist
This private viewing of the New-York Historical Society's new dedicated Audubon Gallery with Roberta J.M. Olson, Curator of Drawings, will be followed by a discussion of the innovative techniques pioneered by Audubon. Attendees will be able to examine a separate selection these national treasures without glass in a study room. Paper conservator Alan Baliki will explain the complex conservation treatment of one watercolor and also demonstrate the cutting-edge display case for the double-elephant-folio edition of The Birds of America.