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"Cheers for Charity"

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
 Join us at the Rusty Nail for their weekly "Cheers for Charity"… more

17th Annual Martin…

Feb 26 - Mar 7, 2015
Join us for the 17th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Art… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Feb 26 - Mar 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Feb 26 - Mar 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

BODY ELECTRIC Group…

Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2015
Inspired by Walt Whitman's "I Sing the Body Electric", this… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Feb 26 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

Henry Turner Jr. &…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
The Listening Room has re-opened with great talent and live music from… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Music at the Mint…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
Melanie Gardner is a versatile singer who fronts a jazz combo, appears in… more

Ogden After Hours…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Lynn Drury. more

Tennessee Williams:…

Feb 26 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Blue Nile…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
Come join us at the Blue Nile for Marco Benevento plus Matt Dillon Band. more

The Columns Hotel…

Feb 26 - Mar 26, 2015
The Historical Columns Hotel with its "sophiscicated atmosphere" and… more

The New Orleans…

Feb 26 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

The Trio feat. Johnny…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
Join us for The Trio feat. Johnny Vidacovich & special guests. … more

Warehouse Grille…

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
Warehouse Grille, presents a live performance by Troy Sawyer and The Elementz… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for a  stellar event, as we celebrate the opening of the… more

Ashé presents the…

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Based on the book of the same name written by Dr. David A. Anderson. Adapted… more

Documentary ‘Big…

Feb 27 - 28, 2015
Join us for the documentary film "Big Charity" at the Joy Theater.… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Feb 27 - 27, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

"Cheers for Charity"

Feb 26 - 26, 2015
 Join us at the Rusty Nail for their weekly "Cheers for Charity"… more

Kids Get in FREE on Tuesdays this Summer at Audubon Insectarium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Katie Smith
Office 504-212-5319
Cell 504-278-0542
ksmith@auduboninstitute.org
 

                        Kids Get in FREE on Tuesdays this Summer at Audubon Insectarium

(New Orleans, La.)– It’s been voted a “top museum for you and your kids.” And now, your kids have a chance to visit free!

Audubon Insectarium on Canal Street in New Orleans announces free admission for children every Tuesday, July 12 – August 9. Each Tuesday through August 9, 2011, two children can visit free of charge with one paying adult. It’s North Americas largest museum devoted to butterflies, insects and their relatives, and on Tuesdays this summer, kids can visit Audubon Insectarium for free.

Thousands of guests have been delighted by the Insectarium since it opened in 2008. Voted "A top museum for you and your kids” by CNN.com (2009), Audubon Insectarium houses New Orleans’ only butterfly garden, a serene, Asian-inspired garden home to hundreds of colorful, free-flying butterflies.

Visitors can even expand their gastronomic horizons by eating Cajun-spiced crickets in Bug Appétit and take in the Insect Awards Show in the immersion theater, a 4-D movie that honors the incredible feats and roles that insects play in our natural world.

Offer applies to child's individual admission ticket with paid adult admission or paid member admission. Not valid on group reservations. Not valid with any other coupons or offers. Maximum 2 children per each paid adult. Offer valid on July 12, July 19, July 26 and August 2 and 9 ONLY.

Audubon Insectarium
Audubon Insectarium prices are regularly $15.95 for adults, $12.95 for seniors and $10.95 for children and $5.00 for Audubon Nature Institute members. Audubon Insectarium is located at 423 Canal Street in downtown New Orleans in the U.S. CustomHouse and is open from 10am to 5pm Tuesday through Sunday.

Audubon Nature Institute
The not-for-profit Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans operates ten parks and museums dedicated to Celebrating the Wonders of Nature. For more information about Audubon Nature Institute, its public attractions, and conservations efforts, please visit AudubonInstitute.org.

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