Antipa Museum offers new summer courses dedicated to butterflies

Children aged 9-14 are invited between August 24-28 August to take a journey among butterflies, by attending the new courses of the Summer School organized by Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History.

According to a press release sent by the Antipa Museum to Agerpres, throughout the courses Dr. Mihai Stanescu will introduce participants to one of the most important and fascinating class of insects, namely the butterflies, which pertain to the order Lepidoptera.

“Together we will find out more details about the life stages of a butterfly and about the transformations that affect his body occurring throughout, as well as the secrets behind the defense mechanism and courtship rituals in the spectacular and colorful world of these insects”, the release states.

Those attending the course will be given access to the museums’ deposit, which hosts the largest Lepidoptera collection in Romania and will be able to visit the temporary exhibition Colors take flight, where they will have the opportunity to see up close some of the day-time tropical butterflies.

Those interested can register for the courses at the e-mail address or by calling the Antipa Museum at +4021.305.60.31. The course is open to 15 participants per session.

Related posts

Over 30 documentaries in ‘One World Romania’ selection


“Meeting Point”, photography exhibition-cum-sale

Nine O' Clock

“The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceausescu”, the great winner of Best Film Fest 2011