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Fly on the Wall 

May 19, 2008

African Hall sneak peak

As the penguin tank at the end of African Hall is prepped for its full-time inhabitants, the other 20 dioramas in the Hall are also taking shape. Working from detailed photographs of the original works (below, left, on the table), artist Marc Nicely has recreated the diorama backdrops in his Novato workshop, and is now on-site at the new Academy installing and putting the finishing touches on his work. Next up, the rockwork and foliage will be installed in the foreground…


Filed under: Exhibits — Helen @ 9:09 am

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  1. I think this will be very incredible. People around the U.S could come and visit this and they will learn about Africa. If people can’t afford to go to Africa they can experience Africa through all the paintings and all the artwork. The penguin tank will also be very interesting. The Africa Hall will be very interesting also. I might come and visit this Hall.

    Comment by Gabe from St Bede — May 27, 2008 @ 7:27 pm

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