Tag: Field Museum

Evanston Art Center "Museum Perspectives": Peek at Peggy Macnamara Exhibition

Evanston Art Center "Museum Perspectives": Peek at Peggy Macnamara Exhibition
Peggy Macnamara is a resident artist for the Field Museum. I was drawn to her works at the museum, long before ever meeting Peggy. Then, about 10 years ago, I observed some of her watercolor classes and had the unique opportunity to witness Peggy illustrate a Chicago child’s story about a pond in the city.... Read more »

The Birds of the Field Museum

The Birds of the Field Museum
WARNING: This post contains images of bird specimens (yes, dead birds – but I hope you’ll see as much beauty in them as I do). On Saturday, December 13th, I was given a rare opportunity to tour behind the scenes of one of Chicago’s great cultural institutions. Thanks to my friend, Joel Greenberg, I visited... Read more »