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Thursday, February 6

Love Crickets, Save the Planet

Children’s Museum of the Arts (CMA)
12:00 pm–6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2020

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday and Friday, repeating until May 1, 2020

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until May 3, 2020

See a live cricket farm installation in conjunction with exhibit Home Sweet Home: Is a Home a Sanctuary?.  Explore the question “what is a home?” by considering how we might invite bugs into our homes as friends instead of foes.

Includes functioning cricket farms, original animations that explore cooking with crickets, kinesthetic cricket dancing with larger-than-life cricket projections, and participatory cricket concerts. View crickets up close, examine various cricket habitats and feeding systems, learn about the benefits of utilizing crickets as an alternative source of nutrition, and even dance with larger-than-life cricket projections.

Suggested Ages: All
Free with museum admission
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