Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
$50,000
Darmstadt, Germany
2020

To support American Heiner. A Mammoth making History, an exhibition that reintroduces the historical facts surrounding a set of mastodon bones discovered in the Hudson River Valley that were unearthed under the direction of artist and naturalist Charles Willson Peale. The show also reviews the importance of the discussions of extinct species in the founding narrative of the American nation at the turn of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. A German-language catalogue accompanies the exhibition.