Thousands of hand painted butterflies surround Eddie at the Columbia EdVenture Museum until May 12 and Lonnie B. Nelson Elementary 5th grade students helped make the SC Butterfly Collaborative project happen! Coordinated through the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, @SCGSAH, this project connected elementary schools across the state for the common goal of raising awareness of the endangered migration pattern of the monarch butterfly by engaging the community through art.

The monarch caterpillars won the heart of Tyler Ryan at ABC news this week: