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Learn the science behind butterfly wings and create your own collage with real ones!

Led by Florida Museum staff, this NEW workshop takes an in-depth look at a butterfly’s wing structure, diversity and vibrant coloration. Using real butterfly wings* from the Butterfly Rainforest exhibit, attendees are able to create a sustainable, one-of-a-kind collage to take home. All materials are provided in this comprehensive workshop. Participants must be 18 years or older. Pre-registration required.

Event Includes:

  • An assortment of 15 individual wings
  • One 8 x 10 inch piece of black or white card stock for adhesion
  • A behind-the-scenes look at the McGuire Center’s world-renowned butterfly and moth collection.

Cost:

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*All wings come from butterflies raised on sustainable farms that have then been purchased by the Florida Museum for the Butterfly Rainforest exhibit. These butterflies lived full lives and wings were collected upon the butterflies’ natural death.

Organizer

Name: Jonnie Dietz, Florida Museum

Phone: (352) 273-2048

Email: jdietz@flmnh.ufl.edu

Venue

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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