Walter Potter Taxidermy Weekend: Symposium, Classes, Special Tours, Screenings, Show and Tells, and Costume Party!
October 5th, 10am - 5pm; and October 6th, 10am - 2pm
The Adirondacks Experience Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, New York
Please join us for a special taxidermy weekend featuring a two-day extravaganza of tours, screenings, classes, and show and tells celebrating their current exhibition which features two of the most iconic creations of the famed Victorian taxidermist Walter Potter: The Rabbit Schoolhouse, (seen above, never before shown in the USA!), and the Monkey Riding A Goat.
Presenters will include British taxidermy historian Dr. Pat Morris, (author of Walter Potter's Curious World of Taxidermy); taxidermist George Dante (Wildlife Preservations); Robert Marbury (founder of Minnesota Association of Rogue Taxidermists and author of Taxidermy Art); Ronni Thomas (director of “The Man Who Married Kittens”); Divya Anantharaman (Gotham Taxidermy), taxidermy collector J. D. Powe and Adirondack artist Barney Bellinger.
Ticket price also includes museum admission, and an animal themed masquerade at an atmospheric, taxidermy-stuffed circa 1850 hotel, with complementary buffet dinner featuring regional game (!), vegetarian and vegan options.
Hope to see you there!