Virtual Spotlight Tour: Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature

Friday, May 24, 2024 12:30–1:30 PM
Free; limited availability, advance registration is required.

Explore the fascinating life of Beatrix Potter through a virtual docent-led discussion of Beatrix Potter: Drawn to Nature. Best known as the author and artist of classic children’s books, Potter’s most beloved characters and settings were inspired by real-life places and animals. This program looks at her accomplishments as an artist, scientist, farmer, and conservationist.

Beatrix Potter, aged 15, with her dog, Spot, by Rupert Potter, about 1880 – 01. Linder Bequest. Museum no. BP.1425. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London / courtesy of Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.