April 2018

Furry and Feathered Inspirations

History takes flight


The New-York Historical Society’s “Feathers: Fashion and the Fight for Wildlife,” opening April 6, combines fashion, activism and the history of the groundbreaking Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918.

Jeweled creatures


“Fauna: The Art of Jewelry,” the second in a series of compact jewelry books from Thames & Hudson, puts the spotlight on jewelry, historic and contemporary, inspired by animals.

Wonders of Wave Hill


WAG takes a tour of Wave Hill, a 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. In a case of ideal timing for our issue’s “animal kingdom” theme, the year-round destination has a full slate of bird-themed programming set for spring.

Not just for the birds


With birds, wildlife and plants bursting onto the scene, Audubon Greenwich is springing to life this April and offering a variety of public programs and activities for people of all ages to enjoy.

Croc on


Lacoste – the luxe sportswear company – is celebrating the 85th anniversary of its polo shirt with a new “crocodile” (alias, brand ambassador) and new bedding made out of the shirt’s material.