Roger Tory Peterson Institute

Art that Matters
to the Planet

The Lodge at RTPI

World-class art
An architectural gem
A nature sanctuary

"The more you look, the more you will see."

Watch a video tour of RTPI

The Peterson Collection

Discoveries in the Peterson Collection

When an Archive Memo Leads to a London Gentleman's Club (and Lots and Lots of Birds)

Trained as an artist and impassioned by birds, Roger Tory Peterson was the father of the modern field guide.

As a living embodiment of the Peterson guide, RTPI uses art as the lens through which to inform, inspire, and illuminate about the natural world.