At the Stanford Arts District
Image: Todd McGrain, Passenger Pigeon, driven to extinction 1914, n.d. Bronze. Courtesy of the Lost Bird Project and presented through the collaboration of Stanford Live, Anderson Collection at Stanford University, and Stanford Office of the Vice President for the Arts. Photo: Andrew Brodhead.
The Anderson Collection is partnering with Stanford Live and the Stanford Office of the Vice President for the Arts to present Todd McGrain’s The Lost Bird Project. With outdoor locations in front of the Anderson Collection and Bing Concert Hall and along Campus Drive, five bronze sculptures represent five North American birds driven to extinction.
Courtesy of the artist and presented through the collaboration of Stanford Live, Anderson Collection at Stanford University, and Stanford Office of the Vice President for the Arts.
The five bronze sculptures are available to see throughout the Stanford Arts District through Feb., 1, 2024. Learn more about the lost birds.
RELATED PROGRAM | The Lost Bird Project Film Screening and Q&A
Feb. 24, 6:00p.m.
On February 24, Stanford Live presents The Lost Bird Project, a film about public art, extinction and memory. It is an elegy to five extinct North American birds and a thoughtful, moving, sometimes humorous look at the artist and his mission. A Q&A with sculptor Todd McGrain and composer Christopher Tin will follow the screening.
RELATED PROGRAM | VOCES8 & Christopher Tin: The Lost Birds
Feb. 25, 7:30p.m.
Bing Concert Hall
On February 25, Stanford Live presents Stanford alumnus Christopher Tin’s Grammy-winning score for The Lost Birds Project documentary, which chronicles McGrain’s work to memorialize these extinct species.