International Juried Youth Bird Art Exhibition, Museum of American Bird Art

Owl dreaming © Kai Choat (age 7)

Next year, Mass Audubon’s Museum of American Bird Art (Canton, Massachusetts) will be hosting its fifth annual youth bird art exhibition, Taking Flight. The contest will be accepting submissions from January 15, 2020, through June 15, 2020. For more information, visit the exhibition’s webpage. A flyer is available here.

The goal of this exhibition is to create a greater awareness and appreciation for birds while fostering the development of young artists and sharing their work with the public. The Taking Flight contest is open to young artists age 4 to 18 of all skill levels.

—Mass Audubon

John Cameron Yrizarry: Art for Conservation

Opening reception and afternoon tea, Tuxedo Park Library, June 16, 4–6 pm

John Cameron Yrizarry—a long-time Tuxedo resident, a graduate of Yale School of Fine Arts, and an enthusiastic birder and nature tour guide—will be displaying key pieces of his artwork featured in books, nature field guides, and posters commissioned by the Wildlife Conservation Society/Bronx Zoo used worldwide by customs agents.

The reception is free and open to all. Register online or call 845-351-2207.