Beauty and the Beetle: Coleoptera in Art and Sciences

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Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 12:00pm to Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (PM), In smaller gallery on third floor between Connecticut birds and North America Dioramas See map
170 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

Exhibit focuses on the art of Gar Waterman who uses a “bricolage technique” to construct metal sculptures of beetles out of spare parts. The exhibition is curated by Leonard Munstermann. It will also feature a diverse collection of Gar’s muses: real beetle specimens from the Peabody’s collections.