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  • 10:00 am-12:30 pm June 6, Saturday

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614

    Butterfly Pinning 101


    Butterfly Pinning 101


    Join our associate curator of entomology to learn the ins and outs of insect pinning! Participants will receive a demonstration and guided instruction on pinning procedure and techniques, using ethically sourced butterflies. Everyone will go home with 2-3 prepared butterflies, a shadow box for displaying specimens, and instructions on how to properly pin at home.

    All materials will be provided. Your finished specimens will go home with you so you can proudly display your work for friends and family. 

    Cost: $45/members, $50/non-members. Registration fee includes all materials.

    Participants under 18 years old are welcome to join us! Before registering a participant under 18 for the workshop, please email

    Museum admission is included in the ticket price.

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