All events occur at RTPI’s 27-acre facility at 311 Curtis Street, Jamestown, NY unless indicated otherwise

Current Exhibition

June 1 to July 25     Art of the Osprey

The story of the near extinction and ongoing recovery of these magnificent raptors, featuring the photography of Roger Tory Peterson and Jeanne Wiebenga.

Upcoming Exhibition

Aug. 14 to Oct. 25    Society of Animal Artists – Art That Matters to the Planet

Special Events

Saturday, June 12         Art & Nature Trail Opening Celebration – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Ribbon cutting at 1:00 p.m.)

Art of the Osprey Exhibition Programs

Thursday, June 24        Osprey and the Law: A panel discussion (online event), In collaboration with The Robert H. Jackson Center – Time TBD. *Pre-registration is required.*

Saturday, June 26         Conversation with Ingrid Simunic, author of Elliot and the Osprey Nest – 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, July 8          Conversation with Alan Poole, author of Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor – Time TBD

Saturday, July 10        Conversation with Jennifer Keats Curtis, author of Osprey Adventures – 10:00 a.m.

Thursday, July 22        Discussion by Paul Spitzer, Ph.D. and Lee Peterson – Time TBD

Recurring Programs

Art after 5

Wednesdays starting June 9 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Art, music, food & drinks. $20/person. Partial and full-season passes available. 

Yoga with the Birds

Saturdays starting June 5 at 9:00 a.m. $10/person – *Pre-registration is required.*

Bird Programs

Bird Walks for Beginning Birders (*Pre-registration is required*)

Wednesday, June 16 at 9:00 a.m.      Topic: Final Spring Bird Walk – ‘Ear-noculars’ to help you hear the birds all around you

Online Bird Club Events

June 30 at 7:00 p.m.  Let’s Talk Birds – Colonization of the Finger Lakes region of New York State by nesting Ospreys (Pandion haliaetus caronlinensis) In person and via Zoom

Recorded Bird Club Events

March 31 at 7:00 p.m.  Let’s Talk Birds – Saw-whet and Long-eared Owls    Click here to watch the video on YouTube

April 28 at 7:00 p.m.  Let’s Talk Birds – Personal Experiences with the NYS Breeding Bird Atlas     Click here to watch the video on YouTube

May 26 at 7:00 p.m.  Let’s Talk Birds – Secrets of an award-winning field guide author and digital illustrator     Click here to watch the video on YouTube


*Whenever pre-registration is required, please list the name(s) of those attending and the name and date of the event.