Arts and Theater

Butterflies in Our Midst

Butterflies in Our Midst

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Location: Kennedy Museum of Art

Phone: 740.593.0953

Jun 05-10, 12-17, 19-24, 26-30 Jul 01, 03-08, 10-15, 17-22, 24-29, 31 Aug 01-05, 07-12, 14-19, 21-26, 28-31 Sep 01-02, 04-09, 2012

A family-friendly exhibition that features diverse collections showcasing butterflies, ranging from collections of Kennedy Museum of Art and Huntington Museum of Art, to specimens from Ohio University's Zoology Museum, and butterfly-inspired artwork of over eighty community artists. Butterfly imagery is to be found in jewelry, weaving, prints, photography, painting, ceramics, and collages.Visitors are invited to make an origami butterfly and either take it home or leave it to be included in an ongoing collaborative installation in the gallery. During the opening reception, origami artists Anne Roberts and Monica Salisbury will present butterfly origami folding techniques.