Celebrating Monarchs all summer long!


401 Oak Street, Fairhope

September 22, 2018



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We are celebrating Monarchs at ESAC!


ESAC is partnering with Suzanne Damrich and Fairn Whatley of the Monarch Conservancy and creators of the award-winning film “The Mystical Migration of the Monarch Along the Gulf Coast”, to raise awareness of the dwindling population of the Monarch Butterfly. The Monarch’s roles in pollination, insect control, and as a food source help shape our global ecosystem.


Join us in celebrating all summer long with these events!

Mystical Migration of the Monarch

Butterfly Releases

June 28: SOLD OUT!

July 2: SOLD OUT!

July 9: SOLD OUT!


Experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be filmed releasing a magnificent Monarch Butterfly for its new journey! Award-winning directors Fairn Whatley and Suzanne Damrich will create the video of your release as a keepsake, and your video will also be included in the screening of The Mystical Migration of the Monarch film at ESAC on September 22, 2018.

August 7-9, 2018: Mixed Media Monarch Camp

Ages 6 and up! Students will employ pottery, printmaking, and other media to create pieces inspired by the vibrant Monarch Butterfly. In addition to creating pieces of art for themselves, each student will create a piece to be donated to ESAC for our Butterfly Art Market on September 22nd to raise funds for ESAC programs and butterfly conservation.


$50 per student. Spaces are limited.

September 22, 2018: Art of the Butterfly!

Join us for a FREE day of Monarch Butterfly Fun in a special community collaboration! For all ages!!
  • Film Screening: The Mystical Migration of the Monarch (11:15am & 12:15pm showtimes)
  • Make-and-Take Kid’s Butterfly Art Projects: Creative painting fun!
  • Butterfly Art Market: Work by artists and our Butterfly Art Camp students will be on display and for sale.
  • Monarch Education: Fairn Whatley and Suzanne Damrich of the Monarch Conservancy will discuss their film, the importance of helping the dwindling Monarch population and easy things we can do to help.
  • Milkweed Sales: The Baldwin County Master Gardeners will be on hand with milkweed to sell and to explain how to plant to attract Monarchs.
  • And much, much more! 


Stay tuned for more details…

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