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Thu, Apr 25


The Insect Asylum

Giant 5 Horned Beetle Pinning Class

Learn how to pin your own beetle and take it home after the class! General admission to the museum is included.

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Giant 5 Horned Beetle Pinning Class
Giant 5 Horned Beetle Pinning Class

Time & Location

Apr 25, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The Insect Asylum, 2870 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, USA

About the event

Learn how to position, place pins and preserve a giant 5 Horned Beetle 'Eupatoris gracillicornis' from our gorgeous collection! Let the experts dish the trade secrets to create a creative, display worthy pinned specimen. Techniques learned in our class can be replicated with many insects in the future. Our instructors will take you step by step, and answer all questions you have along the way. All materials are included. You an take home your specimen at the end of the class.

Accessiblity note: please be aware that our classroom spaces are not wheelchair access at this time. We are happy to accomodate with an accessible classroom space for insect pinning on a case by case basis. Please email us with accessiblity needs before the class at

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