Brookline students showcase botanical illustrations at the Arnold Arboretum

by Kate Stonefoot, Manager of Visitor Engagement
December 18, 2017

Brookline students showcase botanical illustrations at the Arnold Arboretum

Brookline High Student - Sketching

Drawing for Understanding in Field Science is an innovative course for high school students that combines natural science and visual art. Developed at Brookline High School with a grant from The 21st Century Fund, the course helps students study and understand the natural world through observational drawing. The students’ botanical illustration projects are currently on […]

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Collections Up Close: Leventritt Garden

by Kate Stonefoot, Manager of Visitor Engagement
August 21, 2017

Collections Up Close: Leventritt Garden

Leventritt Fall

Sunday, October 29, 1:00-3:00pm Filled with showy foliage, late season flowers, and colorful fruit, this three-acre, terraced garden is spectacular in the fall. The garden showcases outstanding species and cultivars for the home garden, as well as wild-collected accessions and plants critical to the ongoing scientific research at the Arboretum. Join Arboretum staff and volunteers […]

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Enter the 2017 Lilac Sunday T-shirt design contest

by Kate Stonefoot, Manager of Visitor Engagement
December 4, 2016

Enter the 2017 Lilac Sunday T-shirt design contest

Syringa 'Lilac Sunday'

It’s never too early to think of spring! The Arnold Arboretum invites artists of all ages to submit designs for the 2017 Lilac Sunday T-shirt design contest. Lilac-themed t-shirts are a beloved tradition on Lilac Sunday, our annual celebration of the flowering season. Create a piece of Arnold Arboretum history and submit your design(s) by […]

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Collections Up Close: The Explorers Garden

by Kate Stonefoot, Manager of Visitor Engagement
September 18, 2016