Audubon, synonymous with American bird paintings, established the standard for avian artistry. As an adventurous explorer, he boldly hunted, captured, and painted a comprehensive collection of birds that represented the entire continent. Audubon’s encounters with royalty and presidents solidified his place in history, leaving behind a rich artistic legacy. In this session, delve into the life of Audubon—exploring his journeys, triumphs, and challenges—while gaining insight into some of his most celebrated paintings. Despite his noteworthy achievements, Audubon’s legacy is complex, as it is inevitably shadowed by his history as a slaveholder. Join us to unravel the multifaceted story of this iconic figure in American art.