Archives For Exhibit

More than 30 native North American butterfly species and an array of plants take up residence every summer at the Natural History Museum‘s living habitat, the Butterfly Pavilion. Wander through a unique changing ecosystem, witness free-flying creatures interacting with plant life, and emerge with a better understanding of the environment needed for the survival of these spectacular animals.

Screen Shot 2015-05-27 at 8.17.07 PM

The Butterfly Pavilion showcases hundreds of butterflies and the plants that surround them, an interaction that has been refined over the course of millions of years. See up close how butterflies use their tubular mouthparts to obtain nectar and witness caterpillars feed on leaves and go through the process of their transformation into adults. Various butterflies are present at different points during the season and the plants will grow and change. This means that each visit to the Butterfly Pavilion throughout the summer can be a different experience!

Screen Shot 2015-05-27 at 8.16.52 PM

WHAT: Butterfly Pavilion
WHEN: April 12 through September 7, 2015
WHERE: 900 Exposition Blvd. | Los Angeles, CA 90007

DETAILS: 

CONTACT: (213) 763-3466

SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram | Yelp

Dear reader,

I appreciate your support and feedback. Please respond to this article now by leaving a comment and/or “liking” it. For exciting, up to date events in Los Angeles, subscribe to this blog via email. You can also share this article with friends and family and visit us on FacebookTwitterPinterest, and Instagram.

Mr. Events.

Advertisements

Abraham Lincoln Exhibition

August 23, 2013 — 1 Comment

Twenty-five renowned Lincoln collectors and DreamWorks studios join the Reagan Library for a major Abraham Lincoln exhibit. Objects on display include President Lincoln’s famous stovepipe hat, a bloodied pillow from the night he died, a Lincoln-signed Emancipation Proclamation and 13th Amendment, and sets from DreamWorks’ Lincoln movie.

ab

Nominated for 12 Academy Awards, the DreamWorks Studios film Lincoln swept the nation with its intimate look at one of our nation’s greatest leaders. Now the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum has delved even deeper into the life of our sixteenth president with the help of the country’s most well-known Lincoln collectors, including Louise Taper, Hildene (the Lincoln Family Home), Ford’s Theatre, the National Archives and Library of Congress, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, as well as with DreamWorks Studios.

Screen Shot 2013-08-21 at 4.58.16 PM

The Reagan Library exhibit, A. Lincoln: From Railsplitter to Rushmore, explores the life of Abraham Lincoln, commemorates the Civil War, and marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. This extraordinary and engaging special exhibit, featuring over 250 original artifacts on Abraham Lincoln and sets from the movie, is a must-see for everyone.

Screen Shot 2013-08-21 at 4.59.44 PM

Highlights of this fascinating and educational exhibit include:

  • Abraham Lincoln’s stovepipe hat and gold pocket watch
  • Mary Todd Lincoln’s Bible, jewelry, and other personal items 

Screen Shot 2013-08-21 at 4.57.12 PM

  • Abraham Lincoln’s earliest childhood writings 
  • A President Lincoln-signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation and a President Lincoln-signed copy of the 13th Amendment

Screen Shot 2013-08-21 at 4.58.38 PM

  • A bloody pillow on which President Lincoln died at the Petersen Boarding House 
  • A fragment of Abraham Lincoln’s coat from Ford’s Theatre 

Screen Shot 2013-08-21 at 4.56.45 PM

  • The hand written personal testimony of Boston Corbett, the man who killed John Wilkes Booth
  • An American flag that draped President Lincoln’s coffin

Screen Shot 2013-08-21 at 4.57.55 PM

In addition to the original documents, artifacts, and objects on display, the Reagan Library will be showcasing the costumes and Oscar-winning sets from DreamWorks Studios’ Lincoln film, including the entire set surrounding President Lincoln’s office, portions of Mary Todd Lincoln’s vanity set, and portions of Peterson’s Boarding House set. Items on display include Oscar-nominated costumes for Mary Todd Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln, and Tad Lincoln.

WHAT: Abraham Lincoln Exhibit
WHEN: June 1 – September 30, 2013
WHERE: 40 Presidential Drive | Simi Valley, CA 93065

DETAILS:

  • Open daily between 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Tickets: General $16, Senior $13, Youth $9, Child $6, GuideCam Rental $7, Active Military Free

CONTACT INFO: (805) 522-2977 or info@reaganfoundation.org

SOCIAL MEDIA: Facebook | Twitter | Yelp

Dear reader,

I appreciate your support and feedback. Please respond to this article now by leaving a comment and/or “liking” it. For exciting, up to date events in Los Angeles, subscribe to this blog via email. You can also share this article with friends and family and visit my FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest pages.

Thank you for visiting!

Mr. Events.