Suggested Grades: 5-8th
Running Time: 60 minutes with Q+A


Be amazed at the world’s smallest wonders. Biologist turned photographer Anand Varma shares dramatic, bizarre, and beautiful images to reveal the secret world of the miniature life around us. Students will see natural history come into microscopic focus, from a parasitic wasp consuming a caterpillar, to the secret life cycle of a honeybee, and the lighting-fast behaviors of hummingbirds.


Themes: animals, biology, science, photography, geography



$3 each for students, teachers, and chaperones.  


Reservations: Box Office | 480-644-6500



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Get more out of your school field trip!

Add a visit to the Arizona Museum of Natural History. One block away from the Mesa Arts Center. View Dino Mountain with dinosaurs that roar, walk through a Hohokam village, pan for gold in the courtyard and visit our original territorial jail cells. Field trip price is $5.00 per person (including teachers and chaperones) and requires advance booking. Book online at Or call the group booking office at 480 644 3535 during business hours.


*For the safety of all our guests, adults are not allowed in the Shows without children, and children are not allowed without adults. **Everyone, including lap children require purchased ticket. . 


**DEADLINE: Final attendance numbers are required TWO (2) weeks prior to performance date. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES after deadline. You are responsible for all tickets reserved, even if tickets are not used. Sign-language interpretation is available with two weeks' notice.