Dinosaur Research Institute
Research Institute and Cooley & Co.
The open house displayed 10
life-size models of sauropods, ceratopsians, and theropods by dinosaur sculptor
Brian Cooley, which are to go on exhibit at the Indianapolis Children’s
Museum and the Royal Tyrrell Museum. Fossils
from Canada Fossil Ltd. will also be on display.
There was a one hour public lecture by dinosaur paleontologist Dr.
Philip Currie. The event was co-sponsored by the Dinosaur Research Institute
and Cooley & Co. Proceeds went to the Dinosaur Research Institute, a non-profit organization that directly
funds research projects on dinosaurs (www.dinosaurresearch.com).
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43 East Lake Crescent (Bay 507), Airdrie, AB
Date: April 24, 2004
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J. Currie Bio:
Philip Currie is a world-renowned dinosaur paleontologist, whose quest for
dinosaurs has taken him across the globe, from the Arctic to the Antarctic and
from Alberta to Asia. His research focuses on the anatomy, behavior, and
interrelationships of meat-eating dinosaurs and on the origin of birds. He is Curator of Dinosaurs for the Royal Tyrrell Museum of
Paleontology, Adjunct Professor at the University of Calgary, and Vice-President
of the Dinosaur Research Institute.
Brian Cooley's dinosaur
sculptures appear in museums all over the world,
including The Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology in Drumheller, as well as
in traveling exhibitions and public areas such as the Calgary International
Airport. He has created many artworks for National Geographic, with
photographs of his sculptures appearing on the cover three times. Brian and
his artist wife Mary Ann Wilson along with a team of sculptors, craftsmen,
technicians and artists operate from Cooley & Co.'s 4,000 square foot studio
in Airdrie, Alberta.
Read about it in the Calgary Herald:
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