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Transformations: Maria Sibylla Merian in South America

Jun 23 2015

**MEDIA ADVISORY**

WHAT:

Transformations: Maria Sibylla Merian in South America
Price: Free. No reservations required.
Kim Todd, author of Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis, presents a lecture on Maria Sibylla Merian’s 1699 trip to Suriname, looking at the ways her research there shaped her art and understanding of the natural world.

Book sale and signing to follow lecture. This program is presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Super Natural, focusing on historical and contemporary women artists’ unrestrained absorption with nature.

WHERE:

National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
202-783-5000
nmwa.org

WHEN:

Sunday, July 12, 2–3 p.m.

PRICE:

Free. No reservations required. Admission is required to visit the museum’s galleries.

National Museum of Women in the Arts