New art exhibit at the Kenosha Public Museum

The Kenosha Public Museum has a new exhibit, Biodiversity in the Art of Carel Pieter Brest van Kempen on display in the West Gallery through September 16.  These realistic paintings of mysterious and exotic reptiles, amphibians, and other creatures explore the rich variety of nature.  The paintings are exhibited with animals from the museum’s collection.

Here are a few samples of van Kempen’s artwork:

A Trick of the Tail – Blue-Crowned Motmot & Langsdorff’s Coralsnake

Be sure to come and visit the Kenosha Public Museum, and see this exciting exhibit.  The museum is located at 5500 First Avenue, in Kenosha.  Their fall/winter hours are:  Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  They are closed on Mondays starting with Labor Day.  General admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.  Program and group fees may apply.  For more information, please call:  (262) 653-4140.


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