Art Shows

Current and Upcoming Art Shows

All shows are on view in the Hunnewell Building lecture hall at 125 Arborway. The Lecture Hall is often used for meetings and classes. Please call 617.384.5209 for exhibition availability, and refer to Hunnewell Visitor Center hours.

Viewing Events from February 17, 2018 to May 18, 2018

ART Talk and Walk: Close and Closer: Photographs of the Arnold Arboretum by James Reis

Close and Closer:

Photographs of the Arnold Arboretum by James Reis

February 9 – May 6, 2018

Walk and Talk with the Artist, Sunday, April 29, 2:00-3:00pm

Location: Hunnewell Building

Join photographer James Reis on a journey through his exhibition images - close in the show and closer in the landscape of the Arnold Arboretum. Like Boston, the Arnold Arboretum is a diverse tapestry that comes together and creates a whole. Walkways flow from side roads to manicured trails to hidden paths revealing secret glades. If the visitor is not in a rush, the Arboretum offers enchanting micro environments that invite even closer inspection. "No two days are the same," says Reis "between the angle of the sun, the weather, and the many spots where we become delightfully stuck. While my lens is a frail approximation of eye and heart, it pulls me out the door and into the delicate realms of plant, fungi, insect, and seed."--close and then closer.

Note - The Hunnewell lecture hall is used for programs, classes, and other events. Please call 617 384-5209 for accessibility.

Free, no registration required

Exhibition Proposals

Artists interested in mounting solo exhibits in the Hunnewell Building Lecture Hall should review the exhibition guidelines [pdf]. Proposals may be submitted to with the subject heading “Exhibition Proposal.”