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Sketching on Instinct

It’s impossible to walk through the Bob Kuhn: Drawing on Extinct exhibit without discovering a wealth of inspiration. The dazzling array of color, flawless brush strokes and astonishing realism beckons to the artist in the each of us. But why wait until you get home to answer the call of artistry?


 Throughout the exhibit, you will find a handful of sketching benches just waiting to be used. These benches are available to museum visitors of all ages as part of the Teen Volunteer Program. Don’t worry about a pencil. We’ve got you covered! The museum provides all materials and supplies for free, in hopes that you will take advantage of this unique opportunity.

image Bob Kuhn: Drawing on Extinct will run until September 8, 2013. However, if you’re looking for a little pre-visit inspiration, check out the video below by the National Museum of Wildlife Art.

So whether you’re five of thirty-five, let creativity flow free. Experience the raw splendor of the animal kingdom and release your inhibitions. Who knows? You might just be the next Bob Kuhn.