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Wed, May 22


The Insect Asylum

Ulysses Emperor Butterfly Pinning Workshop

Step into the whimsical world of specialty butterfly pinning! Get hands-on experience preserving these winged wonders with expert techniques.

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Ulysses Emperor Butterfly Pinning Workshop
Ulysses Emperor Butterfly Pinning Workshop

Time & Location

May 22, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

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

About the event

Join us for an exclusive Ulysses Emperor butterfly pinning class at The Insect Asylum! Explore the beauty of this iconic butterfly species from Indonesia, Australia, Papua New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands.

Limited seats are available for this special workshop, ensuring a personalized and immersive experience for each participant. Led by one of our expert instructors, you'll learn the intricate art of pinning the Ulysses Emperor butterfly.

The Ulysses Emperor, also known as Papilio ulysses, is a well-known swallowtail butterfly found in tropical rainforests. Its striking black wings showcase an inner ocean blue coloration, while the underside features earthy tones with minimal colored markings. This butterfly is an emblem of tourism in Queensland, Australia.

Whether you're a seasoned collector or new to butterfly pinning, the Ulysses Emperor is a must-have addition to any collection. It's a popular choice among collectors due to its stunning appearance and unique characteristics.

Don't miss this opportunity to learn the art of pinning and preserving the Ulysses Emperor butterfly. Join us for a memorable experience and consider gifting this beautiful butterfly to yourself or a loved one this holiday season!

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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