• March 6, 2013 - 1 – 2 pm

Culture Cloaked in Skins: How Contemporary Art Brought Taxidermy Back From the Dead Lecture by Morgan Mavis, Director/Curator, Contemporary Zoological Conservatory

This lecture explored the evolution of taxidermy, from its roots as the trinkets of noblemen to its prevalence in trendy consumer culture. Mavis discussed how contemporary art has given taxidermy a rebirth, changing how we look at these loaded animal objects.