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The Second Annual Baltimore Taxidermy Open

Date

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Time

05:00 PM–09:00 PM

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The Second Annual Baltimore Taxidermy Open

Back for a second year, this program highlights the examples of taxidermy that are found in the Museum’s collection as well as the vibrant practice of contemporary alternative taxidermists. The event includes a talk with Walters curator Joaneath Spicer, a taxidermy presentation by Divya Anantharaman, a book signing with Robert Marbury, and the Second Annual Baltimore Taxidermy Open competition with Bazaar Baltimore.

Schedule

5–9 p.m.
Taxidermy Open | Sculpture Court

5-8:30 p.m.
UNION Brewing Bar (cash only) | Museum Café & Level 2 Lobby

6-8 p.m.
Make your Own Brooch, inspired by the Chamber of Wonders | Studio A, Lower Level

6-6:30 p.m.
Taxidermy Techniques Demonstration by Divya Anantharaman of Friends Forever Taxidermy | Studio B, Lower Level

6:30-7:15 p.m.
Talk: Beetle Bellies and Fantastic Birds by Dr. Joaneath Spicer, Walters Curator | Graham Auditorium

7:30-8 p.m.
Taxidermy Techniques Demonstration by Divya Anantharaman of Friends Forever Taxidermy | Studio B, Lower Level

7:30–8 p.m.
Book signing by Robert Marbury (Book available for purchase in Museum store) | Level 1 Lobby

8-8:30 p.m.
Competition Awards Ceremony, hosted by Robert Marbury | Graham Auditorium

Social Media Giveaway Presented by Bazaar

Post your photos using #baltimoretaxidermyopen
To enter for a chance to win prizes from the following vendors:

NV Salon | Sugar | The Loft Bodywork Collective | Zensations | Golden West Cafe | Poindexter Solutions | Doubledutch Boutique | Milk & Ice | Falkenhan’s Hardware | Mud & Metal | Live Well Be Well | Atomic Books | Whatnots Antiques | Kiss & Make Up | Strawberry Fields | Charlotte Elliot & The Bookstore | Next-door | Ma Petite Shoe | The Charmery | Dooby’s | Howl | Old Bank Barbers

 

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