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The Nature's Winners travelling exhibition.
Photo: Insectarium de Montréal (Marie-Eve Painchaud)

Nature’s Winners, a celebration of insects!

The Montreal Insectarium invites you to discover one thousand and one secrets of the universe of insects, by way of the travelling exhibition Nature’s Winners.

This exhibition sensitizes visitors to the multiple links between insects and their environment as well, it shares the stunning diversity of shapes and colors, and the multiple adaptations present in these fascinating creatures. The strange world of insects is a never-ending source of curiosity and fascination. Insects are unique success story in the animal world.

The modules of the exhibition present many preserved and live specimens native to Canada and other countries.

The nine exhibition modules present live and mounted specimens, ranging from the familiar to the exotic. Short bilingual descriptions provide details on each specimen.

Exhibition components

  • 1 free-standing title column (2.15 m x 71 cm)
  • 3 free-standing triangular sign columns (2.15 m x 71 cm)
  • 5 single-level glass display cases containing mounted specimens (88 x 71 x 71 cm)
  • 4 vivariums on modular bases, containing insects or other arthropods (the choice of species depends on their availability)
  • Laminated photographs (various subjects and sizes available)

Promotional materials

  • Exhibition poster
  • Press release

Space required

  •  40 m2 or 430 sq.ft

Costs

  • Exhibition rental fee: $3,000 (6-week period)
  • Transportation fee: Paid by host institution, varies with location

Insurance

  •  The exhibition material is evaluated at $75,000 and insurance is paid for by the host institution

Reservations and information

Noémie La rue Lapierre, director of Friends of the Insectarium

Friends of the Insectarium
4581 Sherbrooke St. East
Montréal, Québec  H1X 2B2

Phone: 514 872-7097
Fax : 514 872-0662
E-mail: info@amisinsectarium.com

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