Raptor Renderings – Art Inspired by Birds of Prey

June 22, 2024 @ 1:00 pm

Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and unleash your creativity at Cedar Run, with our “Raptor Renderings” art program. Join us for a unique opportunity to observe and capture the majestic essence of captive birds of prey through drawing, sketching, or painting.

This engaging program invites participants of all artistic skill levels to connect with nature in a meaningful way. With the help our educators, attendees will have the chance to interact with captive birds of prey, including hawks and owls, up close.

Throughout the session, participants will have the freedom to choose their preferred medium, whether it be pencil, charcoal, watercolor, or acrylics, as they bring these magnificent birds to life on canvas or paper. As you sketch or paint, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the unique characteristics, behaviors, and conservation challenges facing these incredible raptors.

No prior art experience is necessary to participate in “Raptor Renderings.” Whether you’re an experienced artist or a beginner looking to explore your creative side, this program offers a welcoming and supportive environment for all.

By participating in “Raptor Renderings,” you’ll not only create a beautiful piece of art but also gain a deeper appreciation for the importance of wildlife conservation. Through your artwork, you’ll help raise awareness about the beauty and significance of birds of prey and the critical role they play in maintaining healthy ecosystems.

Join us for a memorable day of art and nature at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge. Whether you’re seeking inspiration, relaxation, or simply a fun activity, “Raptor Renderings” promises an unforgettable experience. Register today and let your creativity take flight in the company of magnificent birds of prey.

*Please note: art will be self-guided. Our educators will provide the subjects and information about the species. Participants must bring their own supplies.

This program begins at 1pm and runs approximately 1 hour. This event is geared for teens and adults. $30/member, $40/non-member. Advanced registration required. Fee includes daily admission to the Refuge for the participant.

Registration for this event has ended. Keep an eye out for our fall dates!