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The birds are back in town: Part II of Audubon’s Aviary

  Another “can’t miss” exhibit of John James Audubon’s original watercolors is on view now through May 26 at the New-York Historical Society (N-YHS). Titled Audubon’s Aviary: Parts Unknown, this is the second of three exhibits in a series subtitled “The Complete Flock.” Together the three exhibits (curated by Roberta Olson) provide visitors with the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view every Audubon watercolor in the N-YHS’s unparalleled collection. Acquired directly from Audubon’s widow Lucy in 1863, the N-YHS collection includes all […]