The Academy of Natural Sciences Opens BUGS. Outside the Box Exhibition

. October 24, 2011 . 0 Comments

The The Academy of Natural Sciences Presents BUGS… Outside the Box an exhibition on view October 22, 2011 – January 16, 2012.

This world-premiere exhibit features an array of enormous and scientifically accurate insect sculptures by noted Italian artist Lorenzo Possenti. Paired with live bugs and colorful specimens from the Academy’s world-renowned invertebrate collection, Bugs… Outside the Box provides a surprising and rarely seen look at these amazing creatures.

Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences is America’s oldest natural history museum and is a world leader in biodiversity and environmental research. For nearly 200 years, the Academy has carried out its mission to encourage and cultivate the sciences, exploring the remarkable diversity of our natural world and sharing these discoveries with the public through innovative exhibits, publications and educational programming.www.ansp.org/bugs-outside-the-box/index.php

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