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Upcoming Events

Friday, November 2 – An Evening with Owls Experts on night-time raptors will explore the facts and shatter the myths about these beautiful creatures. This program features live owls from ZooAmerica and a talk by Ornithology expert Scott Weidensaul. Certified bird banders from the Center’s Northern Saw-Whet Owl Banding Project will provide owl banding demonstrations […]

Year End Giving

Annual Giving in Our 25th Anniversary Year What could be better than celebrating your 25th anniversary?  Brave and hopeful beginnings in 1993 with a promise to care for Ned’s artwork and continue his legacy.  In 2004: a building with gallery space and classrooms.  In 2011, an addition to that building with archival storage for Ned’s […]

Volunteers Needed

The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art depends on volunteers to run smoothly. This is important not only for our day to day operations but for our major events as well. We are currently looking for help with the following events:   Wild Life Art Auction The Auction takes place on Saturday, Sept. 29 […]

Nature’s Discovery Play Area

Nature’s Discovery Play Area Click Here to donate. Short Summary Ned Smith spent a lifetime connecting nature, people and the arts. Our mission remains the same, to merge the arts and the natural world and foster a celebration of both. We have started a peer-to-peer crwodfunding campaign to help us fund an all natural play area.  […]

Feather and Brush Gala

Mark your calendars for a boot scootin’ evening with the Ned Smith Center staff and friends on Friday, September 14 at 6:00 p.m. This year’s Feather and Brush Gala is taking it to the country, we will hold the event at the Center for the FIRST TIME EVER! Guests will still enjoy an evening of great food and cocktails, […]

Art Auction in Olewine Gallery

The 2018 Art Auction Exhibit is now hung the Olewine Gallery. The public is invited to come to the Center and take a close look at the pieces that will be up for live auction on Saturday, Sept. 29. These pieces feature a Ned Smith print of “Waiting for Dusk”; a few Ned Smith Originals […]

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