Second Nature | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Second Nature

The Museum welcomes you – urban naturalist, foodie, master gardener, DIY tinkerer, and all-around fun-seeker! NHMLA’s spring 2018 Second Nature workshop series will explore taxidermy via three individual classes. These workshops are fun, hands-on opportunities to learn something new, something that will soon be second nature to you!








Thursday evenings from 6 – 9 pm |  April 19, May 10, June 14

Meet Tim Bovard, NHMLA’s taxidermist for over 33 years, who makes the Museum's beautiful dioramas look so life-like. Glass eyes, skin mounts, and painted replicas are just some of the topics that will be covered in these content-rich workshops.
Learn about the golden age of taxidermy and get firsthand experience in techniques from skinning to final mounting. Your specimen will become a part of our amazing collection!

All materials will be provided. 

Members $20 per workshop
Non-members $23 per workshop
You can register online via the links below or via our Call Center at 213.763.3499. 

REGISTRATION FOR June 14: Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish












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