From Sicily to the Arnold Arboretum: Susan Pettee, artist, Mary Taylor Simeti, writer

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
February 2, 2017

From Sicily to the Arnold Arboretum: Susan Pettee, artist, Mary Taylor Simeti, writer

May 12 – July 16, 2017 Talk and Presentation by Mary Taylor Simeti, Sicilian Flora from the Grand Tour to the Present, Saturday, May 20, Noon-1:00pm Opening Reception with the artists, Saturday, May 20, 1:00-3:00pm From Sicily to the Arnold Arboretum: Sicilian Wildflowers in Art and Words brings together botanical artist Susan Pettee and writer […]

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Branching Out: The Art of Quilting by Pamela Goody

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
January 11, 2017

Branching Out: The Art of Quilting by Pamela Goody

Tree to Shore Quilt by Pamela Goody

February 10 – May 8, 2017 Artist Talk/Show & Tell: Saturday, May 6, 1:30-2:30pm Hunnewell Building Lecture Hall By popular demand, Pamela Goody will reprise her presentation on the process and inspiration for her art quilts. Fabric art for Pamela Goody became a freeing experience when she discovered she could create her own designs. Like […]

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Conifers in Winter

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
January 1, 2017

Conifers in Winter

Robbie Apfel, Arboretum Docent Sunday, January 22, 1:00-2:30pm Location: Bussey Street Gate Docent Robbie Apfel leads this winter walk in an exploration of the Arboretum’s conifer collection. Beginning from the Bussey Street Gate, you will be introduced to the Arboretum’s grand gymnosperms, learn the botany of conifers, and hear about Hemlock Hill’s evolving ecosystem. This […]

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Winter Bird Walk

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
December 13, 2016

Trees: Intimate Portraits, Walk with the Artist

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
November 1, 2016

Trees: Intimate Portraits, Walk with the Artist

Photographs by Jennifer Weigel Walk with the Artist Saturday, November 12, 2016, 1-2:00pm Rain date, Saturday, November 19, 1-2:00pm Meet at the Hunnewell Building Join photographer, Jennifer Weigel as she explores the Arboretum’s special and unique portrait gallery. Weigel will offer suggestions for photographing the plants, their details and personality traits. Bring a camera or […]

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Fall into Health

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
November 1, 2016

Fall into Health

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Rhoda Kubrick, Arboretum Docent Saturday, November 19, 10:30am-noon Meet at the Hunnewell Building Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year to visit the Arboretum. Explore the less-traveled paths of the Arboretum on an informative walk designed for enjoying, and learning about, this special landscape. Pause to hear about interesting plants and […]

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Trees: Intimate Portraits, Photographs by Jennifer Weigel

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
October 13, 2016

Trees: Intimate Portraits, Photographs by Jennifer Weigel

October 28, 2016-February 5, 2017 Scars, burls, peeling bark, lichen, insect and animal markings—come explore the intimate, fascinating, up close world of tree bark as seen through the lens and sensibilities of photographer Jennifer Weigel. This Arboretum exhibition of Weigel’s photographic series, illuminates the often overlooked beauty found in the bark of trees and shrubs. […]

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Family Walks

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
September 20, 2016

Family Walks

Family Walks Arboretum Staff and Arboretum Volunteers Sat, April 29 11:00am-12:30pm Location: Hunnewell Building Discover the Arboretum on guided walks especially for families. Each walk will highlight different plants and natural phenomena while developing observational skills in children. One adult can bring a maximum of three children; suitable for children ages four through twelve. Come […]

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Turning Wood: The Art of the Woodturner II

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
September 19, 2016

Turning Wood: The Art of the Woodturner II

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Location: Hunnewell Building An Exhibition by the Association of Revolutionary Turners (ART), Central New England Woodturners (CNEW), and Massachusetts South Shore Woodturners (MSSW) October 22-October 23, 2016 with turning demonstrations at 11am, 1pm and 3pm Opening Reception: Friday, October 21, 5:00-7:00pm Select work will also be on display in the Hunnewell Visitor Center, Sept 29-Nov […]

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From Seed to Tree

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
September 17, 2016