Maples, Roses, and More (Oh My!)

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
April 26, 2016

Maples, Roses, and More (Oh My!)

Acer palmatum ssp. palmatum

Maples, Roses, and More (Oh My!) Rhoda Kubrick, Arboretum Docent Saturday, April 30, 1:00-2:30pm Location: Hunnewell Building This tour of the Arboretum’s large maple collection and adjacent Bradley Rosaceous Collection (rose garden) combines a discussion of plant families and origins with the enjoyment of springtime — new leaves and flowers.  If time permits, you will climb Beech Path […]

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Weld Hill: Research on View

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
March 28, 2016

Collections up Close, The Bonsai and Penjing Collection

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
March 23, 2016

Collections up Close, The Bonsai and Penjing Collection

Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion Sunday, May 22nd, 1:00–3:00pm Get up close and personal with some of the most intriguing historically and culturally rich specimens at the Arboretum. Join Steven Schneider, Director of Operations, for a special tour of the bonsai and penjing collection. Enjoy entry into the display pavilion and learn about the differences between […]

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Collections Up Close: Witch-Hazels in Winter

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
January 24, 2016

Collections Up Close: Witch-Hazels in Winter

Hamamelis mollis

When: Sunday, March 6, 1:00-3:00pm Location: Meadow Road before Ponds As has been stated countless times before, in the Arnold Arboretum there is a tree or shrub in bloom every month (yes, including January!) of the year – a phenomenon only possible because of the witch-hazel family. From witch-hazel to winter-hazel, fothergilla to parrotia, the […]

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Bussey Brook Meadow, Its Seasons and Landscape: Photographs by Gunars Viksnins

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
December 22, 2015

Bussey Brook Meadow, Its Seasons and Landscape: Photographs by Gunars Viksnins

Hunnewell Building Lecture Hall February 19-April 24, 2016 Reception, Saturday, February 20, 1:00-3:00pm Beautiful and often haunting, the photographs of Gunars Viksnins record the nuances, as well as the substantive changes, in the landscape as it evolves throughout the year. From the alterations of light, day to day, to the clear impact of the elements […]

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Collections Up Close: Viburnums all Around

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
September 21, 2015

Collections Up Close: Viburnums all Around

Sunday, September 27, 1:00-3:00pm Location: Centre Street Gate From A (Viburnum acerifolium) to at least W (Viburnum wrightii var. eglandulosum), more than 70 viburnum species, hybrids, and cultivars at the Arnold Arboretum offer a unique look into the diversity of this shrub. Join Sue Pfeiffer, Arboretum Horticulturalist, for a look at both the horticultural characteristics […]

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Drawing Trees, Painting the Landscape: Frank M. Rines (1892-1962)

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
September 14, 2015

Drawing Trees, Painting the Landscape: Frank M. Rines (1892-1962)

An exhibition by draftsman, landscape painter, teacher, and writer, Frank M. Rines (1892-1962) Hunnewell Building Lecture Hall October 30, 2015-February 14, 2016 Opening Reception, Saturday, November 7, 2015, 1:00-3:00pm This exhibition showcases a unique range of work by this early to mid 20th century artist. With an intense interest in, and skill for, drawing trees, […]

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Artists in the Arboretum 2015

by Sheryl White, Coordinator of Visitor Engagement
August 17, 2015

Artists in the Arboretum 2015

Location: Hunnewell Building September 17-October 18, 2015 Twenty-four artists were selected by jury for an exhibition at the Arboretum in conjunction with Jamaica Plain Open Studios.  A wide variety of media and styles will be represented in art inspired by the plants and landscape of the Arnold Arboretum. Photography, oil, collage, watercolor, stained glass, and […]

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