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Wed, May 29


The Insect Asylum

Scorpion Pinning Workshop

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

Scorpion Pinning Workshop
Scorpion Pinning Workshop

Time & Location

May 29, 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 scorpion of your choosing from our gorgeous collection! Let the experts dish the trade secrets to create a museum quality pinned specimen that 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 will be able to take your artfully pinned scorpion home with you 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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