With Keynote Speaker: Wildlife Artist Jane Kim

Please join us on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, for an evening celebrating the mission of International Bird Rescue, and honoring those whose work has had an impact on the wildlife we love.

Jane Kim will the guest artist and speaker at Bird Rescue’s Taking Flight event on May 3, 2022.

Our keynote speaker, Jane Kim, is known to those in the birding world as the artist who created the stunning “Wall of Birds” at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.  She is a visual artist, science illustrator, and the founder of Ink Dwell, a Bay Area studio that explores the wonders of the natural world. Jane is the creator of the Migrating Mural campaign, a series of public installations that highlight wildlife along migration corridors it shares with people.

At our event, in addition to speaking with us about art, wonder, and the natural world, she will create, in person, an original watercolor painting which will be available for auction that same night!

What: Taking Flight: Awards Ceremony and Benefit

When: Tuesday, May 3, 2022, 5:30 PM VIP Reception, 6:30 PM General Admission

Where: Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA

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Guests will also enjoy “flights” of wine and beer tastings, and an Art in Flight silent auction featuring gorgeous avian artwork and photography.

Finally, we will celebrate our inaugural Community Partner Awards, honoring our Volunteer of the Year, Wildlife Partner of the year, and our Civic Partner of the year. We will also recognize and honor all our volunteers for landmark years of service to the mission of Bird Rescue.

This is an in-person event at Freight & Salvage music venue in downtown Berkeley, CA. A virtual streaming option is available for those who would like to join the celebration from elsewhere.

Regardless of how you join the event, we hope you will mark your calendars for May 3, and plan to be a part of this warm celebration of the mission and impact of International Bird Rescue. Your ticket purchase and any donations will go to help fund the life saving work that goes on every day at International Bird Rescue.

Special note: Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required by the venue for all attendees.

Transportation options: https://thefreight.org/visit/

This event is Bartable: https://bartable.bart.gov/featured/freight-salvage

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