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Chickadee and Milkweed

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017

Chickadee and Milkweed

The pieces included in RTPI’s current exhibition, “Neil Rizos:The Art of Exploration” – including this drypoint print of a Black-capped Chickadee – are available for purchase, and would make wonderful gifts for bird, art, or nature enthusiasts! Of this piece, Rizos wrote: “I’ve stayed away from this bird as a subject because it is so cute that almost any image would be appealing no matter the quality or lack of quality of the design. But then I saw this bird on a dried milkweed and the similarity of shapes, sizes and values between the bird and the plant gave me the...

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Baby, it’s Warm Inside!

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017

Baby, it’s Warm Inside!

Come on down to RTPI to enjoy our warm and festive holiday décor as you browse the selection of unique nature-oriented gifts in our museum store and peruse our current exhibition, “Neil Rizos: the Art of Exploration”. RTPI is open 10am-4pm Tuesday through Saturday, and 1-5pm on Sundays. We will close 12/24-12/26 and 12/31-01/02 to enjoy the holidays with our...

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Update on RTPI’s Winter Phone Cell Tour

Posted by on Dec 6, 2017

Update on RTPI’s Winter Phone Cell Tour

For some, snow is simply a burden. But for myself (and I’m sure there are others!), snow brings a positive change in attitude. Hearing Christmas music for a month straight doesn’t necessarily put me in a celebratory mood, but a blanket of snow illuminated by colorful lights and accompanied by a quiet stillness that seems to intensify as every flake descends really gets me into the holiday spirit. Along these lines, snow also gets me excited for outdoor recreation opportunities and for being able to enjoy the landscape with a completely different view. It also draws countless...

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Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25th 2017

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017

Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25th 2017

Stop in to RTPI to do some of your Holiday shopping on Small Business Saturday(Nov 25th)! We have a unique selection of gift ideas including many new items in our Museum Store, and everything will be 20% off during this special event! You can also take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy our current exhibitions featuring works by Neil Rizos and of course Roger Tory Peterson! RTPI will be open from 10am-4pm for Small Business Saturday! Details and updates can be found on the event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/211278759414201/permalink/211348149407262/...

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Neil Rizos: The Art of Exploration

Posted by on Nov 19, 2017

Neil Rizos: The Art of Exploration

Our current exhibition, Neil Rizos: The Art of Exploration, Showcases Rizos’ creative talent and his love for birds. The artwork included in this exhibit, on view through January 7th, is available for purchase. Preview the pieces and view prices here: http://www.rizosart.com/peterson-institute.html. Be sure to come in to see this outstanding show while it’s still here!

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