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RTPI Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018

RTPI Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer

RTPI welcomed Joni Blackman as their new Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the turn of the New Year. A longtime resident of the Jamestown area, Joni has over 30 years’ experience in leading and managing not-for-profit organizations. She served as executive director of the Fenton History Center for 14 years and is currently board president of the James Prendergast Library Association. Joni has also served on the board of the Das Puppenspiel Puppet Theatre, Chautauqua County Visitor’s Bureau, Reachout Ministries, Inc., and her current community involvement includes future...

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Last Chance to See Rizos Exhibition

Posted by on Jan 4, 2018

Last Chance to See Rizos Exhibition

“Neil Rizos: The Art of Exploration” is on view through Sunday, January 7th. RTPI will be closed for the remainder of January during new exhibit installation, with the exception of the city-wide event, Doors Open Jamestown on Saturday, January 20th. Be sure to stop in soon!

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Keep Cozy and Warm

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018

Keep Cozy and Warm

We hope that you’re keeping cozy and warm, much like Roger Tory Peterson appears to be doing in this photo from our archives! It was taken during a visit to Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in Pennsylvania ~...

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20% OFF Unique, Nature-Oriented Gifts at RTPI

Posted by on Dec 22, 2017

20% OFF Unique, Nature-Oriented Gifts at RTPI

Bring Nature Home for the Holidays! Come in to RTPI to enjoy our warm and festive holiday décor and take 20% OFF the entire selection of unique nature-oriented gifts in our museum store including holiday ornaments and cards, bird feeders, bird-friendly coffee, local honey, an outstanding selection of book titles, and more! RTPI is open 10am-4pm today through Saturday for your last minute shopping needs! You’re sure to find something special for everyone on your...

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Marbled Godwits by Neil Rizos – A Sculpture with Prestige

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017

Marbled Godwits by Neil Rizos – A Sculpture with Prestige

This gorgeous sculpture  – entitled “Marbled Godwits” by Neil Rizos –  is the recent winner of both The Allied Artists of America Marilyn Newmark Award and the American Plains Artists Sculpture Award. Of his creation, Rizos wrote: “Marbled Godwits are large cinnamon-colored shorebirds that nest on the northern Great Plains in summer.  When they leave the prairies, they migrate to coastal regions from Virginia to Texas and from Oregon to Mexico. They feed in shallow water along the shoreline or on tidal mudflats, probing deeply with their long up-curved bills. This sculpture...

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