Mural Commission by the Friends
Artist William Sillin stands near the mural he created depicting the Triassic period, His work was commissioned by the Friends of Dinosaur Park and Arboretum, Inc.
Within the foreground are life-size models of some of the dinosaurs of that period.
Before completing the mural, Sillin reviewed the plants, animals, and geologic and ecologic features that were included. He has been creating a Jurassic painting for the Amherst College Museum of Natural History. His illustrations can be found in several publications covering dinosaurs and geology of the area.
Reproductions of the mural in various forms are available at the Friends’ Bookshop, which is located in the Exhibit Center.