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Vote for RTPI to host the 2018 NYSCA/GHHN Creativity Incubator Workshop!

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018

Vote for RTPI to host the 2018 NYSCA/GHHN Creativity Incubator Workshop!

RTPI has entered a competition to be the host site for the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)/ Greater Hudson Heritage Network (GHHN) Creativity Incubator Workshop in Western New York! In these days of changing demographics, shrinking attendance, tightened budgets, increased competition, and exponential growth of technology & social media, institutions need to keep their exhibitions fresh, their work relevant, and take bold steps to keep up with the times. To address this statewide need, NYSCA and GHHN have created the Creativity Incubator, a 2-year pilot partnership program....

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Roger Tory Peterson Institute; inspired by the world’s best-known bird-watcher.

Posted by on Mar 15, 2018

Roger Tory Peterson Institute; inspired by the world’s best-known bird-watcher.

Check out this article on the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History from the Buffalo News – It includes a wonderful gallery of photos! Thanks to Mark Mulville for putting this together!

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Roger Tory Peterson; The Life, The Work, The Legacy

Posted by on Mar 14, 2018

Roger Tory Peterson; The Life, The Work, The Legacy

In the early 1900s, Jamestown, New York’s urban nature inspired young Roger Tory Peterson to pursue his celebrated career as a naturalist, nature artist and influential educator. Peterson brought the study of natural history to the people, in a time when this was the realm of academia only. Through his field guides he opened the eyes of millions of everyday people to the beauty and intrinsic value of nature that exists in our backyards. The Roger Tory Peterson Institute (RTPI) of Natural History is the only official institutional steward of Roger Tory Peterson’s body of work and his...

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Nature’s Birds, Bats, and Pollinators: Images by Sandra Rothenberg

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018

Nature’s Birds, Bats, and Pollinators:  Images by Sandra Rothenberg

Coinciding with the event “Loving Birds, Bats, and Pollinators: Why are They so Important to the Ecosystem?”, RTPI will present works by Sandra Rothenberg beginning March 16th. Sandra Rothenberg, PhD (Warren, PA) is a former psychotherapist who currently devotes her time to nature photography and teaching yoga. Just as psychology reveals the hidden aspects of the psyche and the unconscious, Sandra believes photography reveals the details of nature that might otherwise be missed. She particularly enjoys bat, bird, and macro photography. Sandra feels the closer you look, the more you see. The...

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RTPI Presents the BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Posted by on Feb 8, 2018

RTPI Presents the BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour

“For the 14th year, we’re bringing this incredible program to the screen, allowing everyone to experience these inspiring stories that drive us to keep exploring the world outside,” said Jane Johnson, RTPI’s Director of Exhibits and Special Collections. “For our local screening, we show films that best reflect the interests of our community and the surrounding areas, with themes such as skiing, biking, climbing, kayaking, culture and the environment. This is one of our biggest events of the year, and once you come for the first time you’re going to be hooked!” This is Jamestown’s 14th...

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