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Forever Green: Conifers from The Genus Pinus

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Get your fix of greens, even in the midst of a Minnesota winter. Exquisitely depicted cone-bearing trees from the Andersen Horticultural Library’s rare 1842 edition of “A Description of the Genus Pinus” are featured.


Beyond the Catalog: Seed & Nursery Artifacts

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Take a glimpse into gardening history. Explore artifacts from the Andersen Horticultural Library’s Historic Seed & Nursery Catalog Collection, including wooden seedboxes, colorful seed packets, belt buckles, toy trucks, seed testers, and more.


2022 Arboretum Photographers Society 14th Annual Juried Show and Sale - Patterns in Nature

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While exploring this year’s Arboretum Photographers Society show, take note of the visible regularities of form found in the natural world. Each photographer worked to find these patterns and express them in an artistic manner. Early Greek philosophers along with mathematicians and scientists through the ages have worked to understand natural patterns. This show provides the viewer an opportunity to hunt for the symmetries, spirals and tessellations that Mother Nature provides.


Winter Through an Artist’s Eye

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Learn to appreciate winter in a new way at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s Reedy Gallery. Four talented artists reveal aspects of winter that others may overlook. Join featured artists - Charlotte Laxen Helfritz, Greg Lecker, Jim Meyer and Neil Sherman - as they immerse you in the spectacular scenery that winter has to offer.


Bell Museum 150th Anniversary

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The Bell Museum celebrates 150 years beginning January 2022. The yearlong celebration will feature different experiences that showcase the rich and varied history of the museum. Visitors are invited to engage with each new experience as The Bell Museum commemorates this exciting milestone.
 


Minnesota Night Skies in February

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It’s the month of love! Join us as we jump around the sky visiting our favorite sights in the sky: Caroline’s Rose Cluster, Lepus, Bode’s Galaxy, The Intergalactic Wander, and more! There’s something for everyone to love. For those interested in objects closer to home, stay tuned for updates on the Artemis 1 mission to the Moon! 


2022 Climate Adaptation Awards

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Discover and learn from the inspiring stories of adaptation right here in Minnesota. The Minnesota Climate Adaptation Awards, presented by the Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership (MCAP) since 2014, celebrate exceptional achievements in leadership, education, research, policies and practices that improve resilience or climate justice through the development, advancement or implementation of climate adaptation strategies.


Ceramic Explorations by Katharine Eksuzian in the Reedy Gallery

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A range of new sculptural work by Katharine Eksuzian which reflects a variety of nature themes ranging from environmental preservation, mycelium and shinrin yoku concepts.


Nature: Near and Far in the Cafe Gallery

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In this exhibition, inspired by the Arboretum’s Spring Flower Show, explore artistically rendered plants and flowers up close and far away. Cathy Menssen and Carl Nelson, two artists with a passion for nature, work in dramatically different styles to create their interpretations of the plant world.


Rooted in Nature: 3D Expressions in the Oswald Visitor Center

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In this exhibition, inspired by the Arboretum’s Spring Flower Show, explore artistically rendered plants and flowers up close and far away. Cathy Menssen and Carl Nelson, two artists with a passion for nature, work in dramatically different styles to create their interpretations of the plant world.