Dinosaurs on the Loose!

Witness Dinosaur Encounters Saturdays and Sundays in the North American Mammal Hall, Level 2.
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Support Today's Scientists, Inspire Tomorrow's Scientists

When you give to the Museum, you support our scientists' research on the planet's biodiversity. You are also creating tomorrow's scientists. Our teacher resources make each field trip a learning experience, our education outreach brings the science of discovery to schools all over L.A.
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Performing Arts in the Nature Gardens!


Monarch Butterfly

In order to complement our seasonal programming, catch our monarch butterfly (Danaces plexippus) with a 10-foot wingspan!

Specially commissioned by the Museum in celebration of the Butterfly Pavilion, the beautiful hand-painted wings and costumes were created by a husband and wife team Robi and Ann Mukherjee.

You can see more of the Mukherjees' work at www.aurasilks.com.

For Teachers

Our interactive performing arts programs satisfy many of the California Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Standards for grades Pre-K through 2.

Make the most of your field trip to NHM by being sure to include a stop at Dinosaur Encounters presentation.
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