Cape Cod's Nature Place

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History


James Prosek

Nature Program


If you missed the highly regarded presentation by award-winning artist, 

author and naturalist, James Prosek in 2013, he is making a return visit to the 

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History on Friday, July 25th for a day of activities for children and adults! 

Walking in the footsteps and customs of John J. Audubon, Prosek’s compelling and inspired natural history paintings, watercolors and taxidermied specimens have been exhibited in prominent galleries including The Gerald Peters Gallery, The Addison Gallery of American Art, The National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. & he is the 2012 recipient of the Gold Medal for Distinction in Natural History Art from the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. 

Schedule of Events 

1pm – James Prosek reads from his children’s book, “Bird, Butterfly, Eel” with an inspired art project for children to follow. 

2:30pm – Nature Screen presents Prosek’s PBS documentary film, “The Mystery of Eels” 

4pm – Adults:  DO NOT MISS meet & greet, lecture with wine & cheese followed by a book signing. 

1pm & 2:30pm events Free with Museum Admission / 4pm ~ Members $10 / Non-Members $15 

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

James Prosek is a curatorial affiliate of the Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale, and a member of the board of the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies