Yale Peabody Museum Gallery Talk

A Wildlife Artist in the Field

Albert E. Gilbert

Thursday, October 19, 4:00 pm

3rd floor gallery featuring "An Artist for Conservation: The Paintings of Albert E. Gilbert.

 

Albert E. Gilbert will discuss painting in the tropical jungle as well as creating art for conservation that includes his federal duck stamp design that raised over $11 million for the protection of wildlife and acquisition of habitat.

 

In addition to sharing painting techniques necessitated by tropical conditions, Al will tell of harrowing encounters with predators in the remote native habitats of his subjects. Learn how a little bird saved his life! Gilbert’s paintings are currently on display in the exhibition An Artist for Conservation: The Paintings of Albert E. Gilbert.

 

Refreshments to follow. Free Admission.