Museum of East Texas


Fri January 27, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight - A Forest Insect Alphabet

Dan Maxwell travels to the Museum of East Texas in Lufkin to speak with Executive Director J.P.  McDonald, entomologist Dr. David Kulhavy and artists Charles Jones about the A Forest Insect Alphabet exhibit.

This exhibit features framed pages of the book, A Forest Insect Alphabet.  This book was hand printed and hand bound at La Nana Creek Press, Nacogdoches, Texas.  Charles Jones created the color woodcuts and black and white engravings.  Entomologist, Dr. David Kulhavy provided the scientific descriptions and wrote the quatrains to the songs about forest insects.  

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Fri January 27, 2012

Lufkin museum program melds art, music and science

"A Forest Insect Alphabet" / Museum of East Texas

The Museum of East Texas sets to life its exhibit, "A Forest Insect Alphabet" in a combined program involving a printmaker, entomologist and folk singer. The program "art-science-music" is Sunday at 2 p.m. The exhibit runs through Sept. 4. Dan Maxwell reports.