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Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago exhibit & lecture

Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago exhibit & lecture

Location: Museum of the Earth, 1259 Trumansburg Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850

Dates: "Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago" exhibit on now through September 4, 2017;
"What's the Buzz? with artist Ray Troll" --Reception and Lecture: Friday, July 21, 2017, 5-7 pm

"The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago" exhibition blends art, science and humor to tell the story of Helicoprion, the prehistoric shark nicknamed the “Buzz Saw Killer” because of its intimidating 360-degree spiral of teeth.

This dynamic exhibit has something for the whole family, featuring kids' activities, an array of fossils and a short video, original artworks by Ray Troll, life-sized sculptures by paleo-sculptor Gary Staab, music and more.

This traveling exhibit from the Idaho Museum of Natural History is made possible in part through generous community support from Tompkins County Tourism Program and Travis Hyde Properties.

On July 21st, from 5 -7 pm, there is a special treat: "What's the Buzz?" –a reception and lecture with the artist Ray Troll.

Join us at the Museum of the Earth for drinks, mingle, and a talk by Alaskan artist, Ray Troll, creator of the artwork in The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago. At 5:30 Ray will give a talk on "The Buzz Saw Shark and I". Wine and beer will be available for purchase. Snacks, science, and sharks are complimentary.

Cost: Exhibit free with regular admission;
Artist's Reception and Lecture: Members $10, Non-members $12 (please register by July 19)

Contact: For more information please contact: www.priweb.org or (607) 273-6623

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