Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large Exhibition in Saint John until January

Until January 3rd, 2016 visit the New Brunswick Museum at Market Square to view Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large, a travelling exhibition featuring the art of Jim des Rivières, produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature.

Witness the arresting beauty and surprising diversity of moths in a presentation of more than 30 large-format prints by Canadian photographer Jim des Rivières. To create these fascinating, larger-than-life images, des Rivières scans each moth specimen at a very high resolution. The results are spectacular: huge images in which unexpected colours and intricate patterns reveal themselves.

Visitors describe the exhibition as unforgettable.

Explore, discover and enjoy all that the New Brunswick Museum has to offer! A visit to the New Brunswick Museum brings heritage to life. Discover a world of fun, learning and wonderment. The Market Square Exhibition Centre offers three floors and 60,000 square feet of permanent and temporary exhibition spaces and a wide range of programs and events.

Their hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, Thursday from 9 am to 9 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, and Sunday from 12 noon to 5 pm. They are closed on Mondays from November 1st until May 15th.

Admission is free on Remembrance Day, November 11th, for Veterans and their Families. Regular Adult Admission is $7, $5.50 for Seniors, and $4 for Children and Students. The Family Rate is $15. Group rates available for groups of eight or more. Museum Members receive unlimited free admission for one year, plus discounts on gift shop purchases. For information about becoming a member call (506) 643-2300 or toll free 1-888-268-9595. For more information about the New Brunswick Museum visit their website at

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