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The Confluence of Science and Art


For many years, the highlight of any behind-the-scenes tour at the Burke began with a visit to the paleontology and geology collections, where Wes Wehr joyfully shared perfectly arranged cabinet drawers of treasure – the focus of his study and inspiration. Wes shared his enthusiasm with scholars, schoolchildren, artists, art patrons and many others. He welcomed them all.  A serious scientist and an artist, Wes enjoyed bringing people together at the confluence of science and art. 

The Confluence of Science and Art: Wes Wehr's Inspiration is now on display in the lobby of the Burke Museum.

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