- Finding Sanctuary: An Artist Explores the Nature of Mass Audubon
- By Barry Van Dusen
- Monday, November 22, 2021—7pm ET on Zoom
- Presented by the Tewksbury Public Library and the State Library of Massachusetts
Van Dusen’s statewide residency with Mass Audubon is featured in his new full-color book, Finding Sanctuary, which includes more than 250 watercolors and sketch studies, along with commentaries and essays by the artist. Over the course of four and a half years, Van Dusen visited all 61 of Mass Audubon’s public wildlife sanctuaries, nature centers, and museums, producing drawings and paintings at each location. Follow his travels and share in his adventures—from the islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket to the mountain peaks of the Berkshires. Learn about hatching turtles on Cape Cod, rare orchids in the Connecticut River Valley, and a bear encounter in a western Massachusetts forest. Birders, naturalists, conservationists, gardeners, artists, art appreciators, and all outdoor folks will enjoy this presentation.here.
Author Talks Committee
State Library of Massachusetts