Bluffton, SC (Jan. 6, 2012) - As part of its ongoing monthly lecture series, Hampton Lake will host Ron Roth for a lecture about John James Audubon, one of America’s most outstanding natural scientists and artists.

Ron gives presentations for the South Carolina Humanities Council’s program, Humanities Out Loud on a regular basis. As Former Director of the Reading Public Museum and the Nebraska Museum of Art, he has curated or cocurated 30 art exhibitions as well as given hundreds of lectures to diverse audiences. The lecture will focus on Audubon’s “Birds of America” specifically his time spent in the Lowcountry. The event is free and open to the public and will be held Thursday, January 12th at 11:00am in the Lakeview Room at Hampton Lake’s Amenity Village.

“We are looking forward to Ron’s lecture about Audubon and his stay in the Lowcountry. Ron is also a resident of Hampton Lake and an avid birder. He has been instrumental in organizing bird watches in our community. This will be a fun, informative lecture that will appeal to many on a variety of subjects from art history to wildlife in the Lowcountry.” said Catherine Guscio, Director of Fun at Hampton Lake.

About Hampton Lake
Hampton Lake is a private lake community in Bluffton, S.C., comprising more than 900 acres. The community is a Reed Development project with 165-acres of freshwater lake and 340-acres of nature preserve. Built around the concept of connecting family and nature in a fun way, Hampton Lake offers open spaces, miles of trails and boardwalks, activity centers, pools, beaches, dining, and parks, all uniquely intertwined and interconnected. Also, the National Home Builders Association honored Hampton Lake by naming it “2008 Best Community in America.” Its Lakeside Village was selected as the “Best Community Facility in America” in 2007.

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