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Mix’d Media: Elegy February 11, 2014  |  By Amy Goicoechea

Nick Brandt, Portrait of a Lion, Serengeti, 2000. Promised Gift of Lynn and Foster Friess, National Museum of Wildlife Art. © Nick Brandt. You don’t want to miss the final Mix’d Media of the season on Thursday, 13 February, 2014 from 6–9 pm.  We’ll go on a virtual safari in honor of Nick Brandt’s haunting photos of east African wildlife in Elegy.  Visitors will create their own…

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Images of Africa’s Legacy February 6, 2014  |  By Admin

Nick Brandt, Elephant Ghost World, 2007. Promised Gift of Lynn and Foster Friess, National Museum of Wildlife Art. © Nick Brandt. Upon entering Nick Brandt’s exhibit “Elegy” the first reaction you hear from visitors is one of complete awe and admiration. As you walk in you immediately notice the series of portraits that line the wall. They command your attention….

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Coyote dog February 4, 2014  |  By Wendy Merrick

My pup Isla (fondly called “Dizzy Izzy”) has become renowned for her mimicking the sculptures on the trail.  This particular morning she was out and about and spotted the Coyote VIII sculpture by Gwynn Murrill on the south end of the Museum Sculpture Trail, and became interested in what the Coyote was looking at.  I am pretty sure…

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Festival of Light this Sunday January 30, 2014  |  By Becky Kimmel

Join us on this Sunday to celebrate the Festival of Light from 11 am to 5 pm. This is a free First Sundays event. Enjoy this first-ever event in the valley and stay through the afternoon to celebrate the alpenglow on the belly of Sleeping Indian (Sheep Mountain.) The Festival of Light features collaborating local organizations, celebrating the return of…

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Collective Understanding January 28, 2014  |  By Jim McNutt

Photos: Elizabeth Bolton The number and variety of human activities that involve watching animals and making or viewing images of them is astounding.  In an hour’s time I can find hundreds of different examples, ranging from a studio artist completing a painting of a bear to a photographer standing in an Antarctic field surrounded by penguins.  A recent…

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