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Conversations With Birds
February 18–May 21, 2023

bird and kids silhouette
Conversations With Birds offers visitors an accessible way to connect with the natural world.
Dead migratory Philly birds in hand
Common yellow throats felled by collisions with reflective glass and collected as part of the Lights Out Philly initiative.
Credit: Stephen Maciejewski
Great egret
Great egret
Credit: Anwar Abdul-Qawi
Wood duck
Wood duck
Credit: Anwar Abdul-Qawi
Blue-grey gnatcatcher
Blue-grey gnatcatcher
Credit: Anwar Abdul-Qawi

Microsculpture: The Insect Portraits of Levon Biss
November 19─April 23, 2023

Amazonian Purple Warrior Scarab, Peru Credit: © Levon Biss
Amazonian Purple Warrior Scarab, Peru
Credit: © Levon Biss
Jewel Longhorn Beetle, Nigeria Credit: © Levon Biss
Jewel Longhorn Beetle, Nigeria
Credit: © Levon Biss
Orchid Cuckoo Bee, Brazil Credit: © Levon Biss
Orchid Cuckoo Bee, Brazil
Credit: © Levon Biss
Pleasing Fungus Beetle, Bolivia Credit: © Levon Biss
Pleasing Fungus Beetle, Bolivia
Credit: © Levon Biss
Splendid-necked Dung Beetle, Madagascar Credit: © Levon Biss
Splendid-necked Dung Beetle, Madagascar
Credit: © Levon Biss
Tortoise Beetle, China Credit: © Levon Biss
Tortoise Beetle, China
Credit: © Levon Biss