Becoming Butterflies adBecoming Butterflies is a fascinating look at some of the world's most captivating insects  throughout their entire life cycle. In this new exhibit you will:

  • Learn how butterflies impact our lives and the role we can play in their survival
  • See brilliant images of Colorado butterflies and displays of specimens from the CU Entomology collection
  • Immerse yourself in the role of a butterfly biologist studying four species through hands-on activities
  • Discover how some of our favorite foods are a result of the relationship between caterpillars and plants

 Suitable for all ages!

Becoming Butterflies was produced by the CU Museum of Natural History

  • Curated by Deane Bowers, Chair of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Graphic design by Tarah Gaa
  • Made possible in part by funding from the National Science Foundation