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SMITHSONIAN WEEK

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Title

SMITHSONIAN WEEK

Location

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Start Date/Time

4/25/2013 7:00 PM

End Date/Time

4/25/2013 8:30 PM

Type of Event

Arts and Culture

Contact

Danielle Leland, http://www.riversideca.gov/museum/smiths, dleland@riversideca.gov, 951 826-5273

Description

“To Reach Perfection- the Challenge of Botanical Illustration” Presentation
Alice Tangerini
Alice will discuss her work and how it supports the study and appreciation of plant biodiversity and conservation. Alice has served as staff illustrator in the Smithsonian’s botany department since 1972. In addition to illustrating, her duties have included managing and curating the department’s collection of botanical art. Alice has specialized in drawing plants in pen and ink and graphite, and her work appears in numerous botanical journals, floras, and books.


Cost: Free

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