Friday, November 2, 2007 at 8 PM
- Enter your taxidermy to win!
- Show off your beloved moose head, stuffed albino squirrel, sinuous snake skeletons, jarred sea slugs, and other specimens. Compete for prizes and glory!
- The contest will be judged by a panel of savage taxidermy enthusiasts, including the American Museum of Natural History's collections manager for mammalogy Darrin Lunde; Robert Marbury, co-director of the Minnesota Association of Rogue Taxidermists; and Dorian Devins of WFMU and the Secret Science Club!
- Don’t miss the wild taxidermy talk by beast master Brian Wiprud, author of Stuffed, Pipsqueak, and Tailed
- Prizes for best stuffed creature, most interesting biological oddity, and more!
- Meet—and try to beat!—last year’s Grand Champion of taxidermy, Takeshi Yamada of the Museum of World Wonders
- Plus! Taxidermy-inspired tunes and video . . . and ferocious specialty drinks
CONTEST RULES: The contest is open to taxidermy (homemade, purchased, found), preserved and jarred specimens, skeletons, skulls, gaffs … and beyond. (Note: Wet specimens must remain in their jars.)
ENTRANTS: Please arrive at Union Hall at 7 pm to log in your beast or specimen, and contact firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-register. Share your taxidermy (and its tale) with the world!
SPECTATORS: Cheer on your favorite specimens!
No cover charge. Just bring your beastly self. Doors open at 7:30. LIMITED SEATS AVAILABLE.
Union Hall, 702 Union St. (at 5th Ave.) in Park Slope, Brooklyn, p: 718.638.4400
For more information, contact email@example.com