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ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 3 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 3 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

The Foundation…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The St. Bernard Salutes America Committee will host the 31st Annual Celebration… more

The Makeup & Martini…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beauty and Entertainment event The Makeup &… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Audubon Insectarium Is Three Years Old!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Sarah Burnette
Public Relations Director
(504) 212-5335
sburnette@auduboninstitute.org

Audubon Insectarium Is Three Years Old!
Birthday Activities on June 11 and 12, 2011

June 3, 2011 New Orleans, LA

Time flies – and crawls and buzzes, too!

Audubon Insectarium celebrates its third ANT-iversary June 11 and 12, 2011.

Guests join the festivities with party hats, birthday cake and bug birthday chats all weekend long.

On Saturday, June 11, Spider-Man is in the Insectarium lobby from 10am to 4pm. On Sunday, June 12, Johnette Downing performs at 2pm, and guests can meet a magician or get their faces painted with a buggy design from 11am to 3pm.

Visitors are invited to find the bugs wearing birthday hats throughout the Insectarium.

Audubon Insectarium opened its doors on June 13, 2008, the first major attraction to open in post-Katrina New Orleans. Since then, it’s been revealing the wonders of the insect world to thousands of guests through engaging exhibitry, awesome critters and imaginative programming.

Birthday activities are included in admission to Audubon Insectarium, which is $15.95 for adults, $10.95 for children ages 2 – 12, and $5 for Audubon Nature Institute members.

Visit Audubon Insectarium at 423 Canal Street in New Orleans. Purchase tickets by calling 504-581-4629 or by visiting www.AudubonInstitute.org.

Audubon Nature Institute is a 501(c)3 not for profit that operates a family of museums and parks dedicated to nature. These New Orleans facilities include: Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Entergy IMAX® Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Audubon Wilderness Park, Audubon Insectarium and Audubon Nature Institute Foundation.

Media contact: Sarah Burnette sburnette@auduboninstitute.org (504) 212-5335

http://www.auduboninstitute.org/antiversary