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  • Jul 23
    Oct 24
    Detail painting of willow tree

    Art Show | Growth Spurts, Knobs, and Knuckles: An Environment of Trees by Lizi Brown

    Artist Lizi Brown details tree trunks in ink and paint, creating patterns in light and dark on paper panels. Her concern for the trees, their lives caught in climate shifts, is recorded with fluidity and simple rendering.

  • Sep 19
    Volunteer Docent leading a tour. Photographs by Jon Hetman, Nancy Sableski, Kevin Schofield, and Julie Warsowe.

    Guided Tour

    Join us for a 90-minute walk through the Arboretum! Tour seasonal plant highlights and learn about Arboretum history from a trained docent.

  • Sep 23
    Docent and tour in Arboretum

    Guided Tour

    Join us for a 90-minute walk through the Arboretum! Tour seasonal plant highlights and learn about Arboretum history from a trained docent.

  • Sep 24
    Sep 28

    Caterpillar Lab

    Visit the Hunnewell lawn from noon-4pm for an immersive, interactive exhibit featuring hundreds of native caterpillars at every stage in their life cycles! The Lab offers something for every age group, and will give new insight into the world around us.

  • Sep 25

    The Arboretum Experience | Live Performance

    Join us for a live performance in the Bradley Rosaceous Collection (on Meadow Road near the ponds) as part of The Arboretum Experience, a collaboration between the Arboretum and the American Repertory Theater. Registration is not required.

  • Sep 25

    Caterpillar Lab | Guided Tour

    Join us for a free, hourlong walk through the Arboretum with Caterpillar Lab experts! Explore the Arboretum's plant collections and look for caterpillars, moths, and butterflies.

  • Sep 26
    Volunteer Docent leading a tour. Photographs by Jon Hetman, Nancy Sableski, Kevin Schofield, and Julie Warsowe.

    Guided Tour

    Join us for a 90-minute walk through the Arboretum! Tour seasonal plant highlights and learn about Arboretum history from a trained docent.

  • Sep 27

    Caterpillar Lab | Guided Tour

    Join us for a free, hourlong walk through the Arboretum with Caterpillar Lab experts! Explore the Arboretum's plant collections and look for caterpillars, moths, and butterflies.

  • Sep 30
    Docent and tour in Arboretum

    Guided Tour

    Join us for a 90-minute walk through the Arboretum! Tour seasonal plant highlights and learn about Arboretum history from a trained docent.

  • Oct 02

    The Arboretum Experience | Live Performance

    Join us for a live performance in the Leventritt Shrub & Vine Garden as part of The Arboretum Experience, a collaboration between the Arboretum and the American Repertory Theater. Registration is not required.

  • Oct 09

    The Arboretum Experience | Live Performance

    Join us for a live performance in the Bradley Rosaceous Collection (on Meadow Road near the ponds) as part of The Arboretum Experience, a collaboration between the Arboretum and the American Repertory Theater. Registration is not required.