Artwork inspired by Richter Museum of Natural History is at center of Lawton Gallery exhibit, Sept. 5-Oct. 3

Green Bay, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Lawton Gallery announces the opening of the first exhibition of the year, “Museum of Natural Inspiration: Artists Explore the Richter Collection.”

Museum of Natural Inspiration<br /> Artists Explore the Richter Collection

Museum of Natural Inspiration
Artists Explore the Richter Collection
Sept. 5 – Oct. 3

This exhibition, in collaboration with the Center for Biodiversity’s Richter Museum of Natural History, features artists who have created artwork inspired from the Richter’s collection of specimens. These specimens will be displayed alongside the artwork they have inspired in a true partnership of art and science.

The opening reception is Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Lawton Gallery Theatre Hall, (Room 230), UW-Green Bay and at a satellite location, Artless Bastard Gallery in De Pere, Wis. from 6 to 8 p.m.

The exhibit is part of a year-long celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Center for Biodiversity.

The exhibition will run from Sept. 5 through Oct. 3. Gallery hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All Lawton Gallery events are free and open to the public. If you have a disability and would like to discuss accommodations, please contact Curator of Art, Emma Hitzman at or visit the Lawton Gallery website at

Lawton Gallery note:
Warhol Screenprints on Loan to The River Arts Center, Prairie du Sac

The Lawton Gallery announces the loan of the Andy Warhol screenprints to the River Arts Center, located on the Wisconsin River in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin. Nine screenprints by Warhol, donated to the University in 2008 by the Andy Warhol Foundation, will be on display from Sept. 3 to Nov. 22, 2019.  More information about the exhibition or the River Arts Center can be found on its website at

For more information, contact Emma Hitzman at

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to nearly 8,000 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, D-I athletics, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit



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