The Arboretum has partnered with the Google Arts & Culture, an immersive online learning platform, to bring the stories of our plants to life through specially curated online exhibits and image galleries. To start exploring, click on the images below to check out over 150 historic photographs from the Arboretum’s library and archives as well as two interactive exhibits curated by Arboretum specialists.
Ernest Henry Wilson and the Trees of New England
Explore a photographic inventory of New England’s trees captured by an Arnold Arboretum plant collector.
The Introduction of Paperbark Maple to the United States
Explore the introduction of paperbark maple (Acer griseum), a rare and remarkable species, endangered in its native China.
Growing a Museum Specimen
Learn about the life of a plant at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University.