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Looking to ease into the art of insect pinning? Register to pin your own exotic butterfly!

Led by Florida Museum staff, this NEW pinning workshop will guide attendees through the process of properly pinning and preserving butterflies just like a Museum curator. Participants must be 18 years or older.

Participants will be able to:

  • Get up close to exotic butterfly and moth specimens.
  • Learn what it takes to operate the Butterfly Rainforest exhibit.
  • Peek into the Museum’s world-renowned collection and leave as an expert pinner.


Adults: $25
Museum Members: $22

Registration link coming soon!

All materials are provided in this comprehensive workshop.


Name: Jonnie Dietz, Florida Museum

Phone: (352) 273-2048

Email: jdietz@flmnh.ufl.edu


Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/visit

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