Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History


A Passion for Birds

Special Program


A Passion for Birds with Performance Artist Henry Lappen

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 1:00pm.

 Created and performed by Henry Lappen, “A Passion for Birds” is a comic, interactive, educational show that uses realistic handmade masks to explore how different birds have evolved different shapes and behaviors to adapt to their environment.  Participants get a chance to try on the masks and soar as Eagles, swim as Puffins, and stalk as Herons.

Henry Lappen has been performing comedy for over 30 years.  He has been an avid student of nature since childhood.  In this show, he combines his love and knowledge of birds, with his comic timing, and artistry in mask making and performing.  Henry studied mime, mask and clowning at California’s Dell’Arte School of Physical Comedy.  He is a member of the Hampshire Bird Club and Northeast Hawkwatch.  Henry was a Great Blue Heron in a past life.

The show is sponsored by the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and the Brewster Cultural Council.   

Free with Museum Admission

For more information please call 508-896-3867 ext. 133