James Prosek, internationally acclaimed author, artist and fisherman, will speak at the Woods Hole Historical Museum on July 26 at 5 PM. Immediately after his illustrated talk there will be gourmet snacks as part of this fundraiser for the museum. Tickets for the event are $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers, and are available at the museum or by calling 508-548-7270.
In the meantime, Mr. Prosek's life-size paintings of ocean fish are exhibited in the museum gallery at 579 Woods Hole Road. Admission is free.
Up until this series of ocean fish, Mr. Prosek had been known internationally for his paintings of trout. He has published several books of watercolors of trout, as well as writings of his travels in search of native trout. He has also written a book about eels and narrated a PBS documentary about their world-wide habits. More recently, he has produced his paintings of ocean fish.