Museum Monday videos feature stories from the museum collection and the history of John James Audubon State Park.
Join our curator, Heidi Taylor-Caudill, for a new Museum Monday video about John James Audubon’s small study of a ruby-throated hummingbird from 1821 in our museum collection. It is an example of Audubon’s early determination to succeed in producing lifelike and accurate bird portraits. Learn about his reasons for traveling to Louisiana in 1820 to study and draw birds, why he may have used studies like this one in his later work for The Birds of America, and how the drawing came to the museum at John James Audubon State Park.
Questions? Contact Heidi at firstname.lastname@example.org or 270-826-2247 ext. 233.