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BUGFEST ILLUSTRATION CONTEST for KIDS and ADULTS

We’ve Extended the Deadline!

BIOLUMINESCENCE LOOMS LARGE AT MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCES' NEW EXHIBIT

This shrimp can squirt a cloud of bioluminescent chemicals to mask its escape.

The NC Museum of Natural Sciences invites you to illustrate your best and most realistic version of a bioluminescent or aquatic bug in its natural surroundings. Illustrations will now be accepted through August 31, 2010

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The Museum is hosting its first-ever BugFest Illustration Contest to celebrate our most popular annual event, BugFest, which this year features aquatic bugs. Winning entries will be displayed at BugFest ― held Saturday, September 11, 9am-7pm ― with the Grand Prize winner selected on-site by event attendees.

Additionally, all contest entrants receive one free children’s admission to the Museum’s newest special exhibit, “GLOW: Living Lights,” which explores the phenomenon of bioluminescence in creatures ranging from fireflies to vampire squid.

For more information, including contest rules and entry forms, visit us online at www.naturalsciences.org or stop by the Museum Store.

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