|John James Audubon
American Artist and Naturalist
The Audubon Traveling Exhibition
has concluded its national tour.
The name John James Audubon is synonymous with the study and preservation of American wildlife. His
masterpiece, the "Birds of America" folio and his lifetime of written journals stand as unsurpassed contributions to
the world of fine art, natural science and American history and literature.
John James Audubon's artworks and aesthetic legacy continue to amaze and inspire. His prophetic and visionary
concerns for the environment continue to speak to new generations throughout America and the world today.
This nationally traveling exhibition presented a selection of rare and valuable Audubon works of art and artifacts.
The exhibit included original Audubon oil paintings, letters, rare books, photographs, personal items and over sixty
of the original hand colored Double Elephant Folio engravings from "The Birds of America", selected from the
collection and archives of the John James Audubon Museum, Henderson, Kentucky.
This original nationally traveling exhibition was organized by Art Services 2000 Ltd. and was presented at the
following museums and art center venues:
The Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, Florida
The Neville Museum of Brown County, Green Bay, Wisconsin
The Burroughs - Chapin Museum, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
The Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma
The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, Ohio
The Mattie Kelly Art Center, Niceville, Florida
The Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, Washington
The Roberson Museum, Binghamton, New York
The Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi
The Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, Shreveport, Louisiana
The Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson, Michigan
The Museum of East Texas, Lufkin, Texas
The Grace Museum, Abilene, Texas
The Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
The Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences, Peoria, Illinois
The Museum of Florida History, Tallahassee, Florida
The Longmont Museum and Cultural Center, Longmont, Colorado
The Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama
|Please note: Art Services 2000 Ltd is an independent private company and it is not
associated or affiliated with any other company or organization or commercial
business venture bearing either or both words "Art Services", in their titles,
including the non-profit traveling exhibition service Art Services International of
Alexandria, Virginia, or other firms located elsewhere.
Portrait of John James
detail of etching by
James Wands after the
original 1832 oil
painting by John Syme.