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Monday, October 15, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

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Monday, October 15, 2018
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Monday Volunteer Corps: Eas...

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

On view through March 2019 In celebration of the 150th...
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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
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Wednesday Woodland Corps

Join Prospect Park Alliance every Wednesday for the Wednesday Woodland...
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Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Thursday Volunteer Corps

Volunteer with Prospect Park Alliance’s Thursday Volunteer Corps! This...
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Friday, October 19, 2018
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Faces and Stories of Prospe...

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Saturday, October 20, 2018
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Greenmarket at Grand Army P...

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Sunday, October 21, 2018
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Prospect Park History Walki...

Explore Prospect Park with a season of special guided walking...
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Monday, October 22, 2018
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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
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The Means of a Ready Escape...

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Thursday, December 11, 2014
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Audubon Center

From Nests to Nets: A Conversation with Artist & Anthropologist Rebecca Jewell

Thursday, December 11 , 6 pm – 8 pm, 2014

The Prospect Park Alliance in partnership with Audubon NY welcomes artist Rebecca Jewell to display her newest exhibit, From Nests to Nets, which will be on view at the Audubon Center during its public hours through December 20. Enjoy refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres as Jenney Newell of the American Museum of Natural History moderates a conversation with the artist.  Register here

Rebecca Jewell's work is based around two main subjects: the drawing of museum artifacts and the natural world. She has a PhD from the Royal College of Art in Natural History Illustration. Rebecca's work is held in the national collections of the Natural History Museum, the British Museum, the British Library and the National Trust in the London. The exhibition will be held in connection with an exhibition of her work at the Rebecca Hossack Gallery.

Jenny Newell is curator of Pacific Ethnography at the American Museum of Natural History. Jenny specializes in studying relationships between Pacific peoples and their environments. One of her current projects explores historical and contemporary relationships with birds in the Pacific.

Admission

Free
Audubon Center

Nature Programs

Thursday, December 11 , 12 pm – 4 pm, 2014

Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first of its kind in an urban park. Explore the Center's exhibits starting at noon, and enjoy hourly programs starting at 1 pm. This program will not meet on December 25. 

Blooming Naturalist, 1–2 pm
In this introduction to bird watching series, enjoy fun games and activities to learn what makes birds so special in a different lesson every week.

Nature on the Go!, 2–3 pm
Learn about the nature that is all around us. A naturalist leads children and families to areas near the Audubon Center to discover the flora and fauna in the Park.

Animal Encounter, 3–4 pm
Learn about the live animals in our collection. Get up close and personal to discover what it takes to care for these amazing creatures and assist in an actual feeding.

Admission

Free