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Hands-on Treehouses exhibit opens at the Longmont Museum

Post Date:05/25/2018 12:00 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 25, 2018

Hands-on Treehouses exhibit opens at the Longmont Museum
Exhibition focuses on responsible forestation, wildlife ecology, and tree habitats

LONGMONT, Colo. – In the Longmont Museum’s newest hands-on exhibition, visitors will roam from tree to tree as they discover the many habitats that trees provide for animals large and small, and people too. Opening Saturday, June 2, TreeHouses: Look Who’s Living in the Trees makes learning fun while educating on topics such as responsible forestation, wildlife ecology, and local epidemics including the emerald ash borer beetle. Visitors will climb through large treehouses, become animal trackers, get face-to-face with wildlife of all sizes, move their feet on the forest-sound dance floor and more. 

Opening Event
Saturday, June 2, 1 – 4 pm
$8 adults, $5 students/seniors/veterans, children 3 and under free, Museum members free

  • Explore the new hands-on exhibition
  • Live music by Jeff & Paige
  • Interact with live owls and hawks
  • Meet organizations that support and protect wildlife
  • Crafts and activities for families 
  • Complimentary snacks and drinks

The exhibition will run June 2, 2018 – January 6, 2019. 

For a media preview or interviews with curators, please contact joan.harrold@longmontcolorado.gov. 

TreeHouses was produced by the Environmental Exhibit Collaborative with major support from Jane’s Trust. Additional support provided by the Institute for Museum and Library Services. A special thanks to local sponsors who made this exhibition possible: Xfinity, Seagate, Adams Bank & Trust and Budget Home Supply.

LONGMONT MUSEUM
The Longmont Museum is a center for culture in Northern Colorado where people of all ages explore history, experience art, and discover new ideas through dynamic programs, exhibitions and events. Regional history, internationally-known artist, and explorations of culture are all part of the mix of exhibitions at the Longmont Museum. Permanent exhibits document the 14,000 years of human history in Longmont and the people who helped to create this community. Special exhibits in the Museum’s main gallery, Portal Gallery and Swan Atrium change several times a year. Learn more at www.longmontmuseum.org or visit us at 400 Quail Road, Longmont CO 80501.

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