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Press Release
2002
County of Orange Seal COUNTY OF ORANGE

OLD COUNTY COURTHOUSE MUSEUM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2002
Contact: Marshall Duell
714.834.3703
‘Audubon Of The West: Andrew Jackson Grayson’ Bird Paintings Exhibit Opens March 25
(SANTA ANA) - An exhibit commemorating the life and work of foremost late 19th century bird painter, Andrew Jackson Grayson, opens March 25 at the Old County Courthouse Museum, 211 W. Santa Ana Boulevard in Santa Ana.  Titled “Audubon of the West,” the exhibit will continue through May 6.

The exhibit examines Grayson’s life and art and explores the study of birds, bird painting, and bird watching.  Prints and an audio-visual presentation will be featured  to provide a broader context for understanding Grayson’s contribution to the study of birds of the American West.  Because “Audubon of the West”  is an example of how art interacts with history and science, museum curators urge local schools to participate in a special program for young students that will be offered in conjunction with this exhibit.

The museum will also open for a special Sunday engagement from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 21, in observance of Earth Day.  The event will feature a presentation by Michael Black, acclaimed author on social and ecological issues confronting the West.

“Audubon of the West” is produced and sponsored by the California Council for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, in partnership with the California Exhibition Resources Alliance.  The exhibition was organized by the Napa Valley Museum.

The museum is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.   Admission is free. For further information on school and general group tours, call 714. 834.46

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