GLENCOE, Ill. (May 30, 2013) – Stunning illustrations and print engravings of butterflies are on display in the Lenhardt Library now through August 18 in the Butterflies in Print: Lepidoptera Defined exhibition. The images are found between the pages of the Garden’s rare English, French, and Latin entomology volumes, some of which are over 300 years old. Stacy Stoldt, Library Public Services Manager, will give a free library talk on the exhibition at 2 pm on Sunday, June 23.
GLENCOE, Ill. (May 30, 2013) – Celebrating the intersection of art and agriculture, Art of the Heirloom is showcasing original works commissioned by the Hudson Valley Seed Library for their annual Art/Seed Pack collection. The exhibition is taking place in the Joutras Gallery through August 18.
GLENCOE, Ill. (April 17, 2013) – The popular Butterflies & Blooms exhibition returns for its second season on May 25. Visitors are immersed in a tropical habitat full of hundreds of colorful butterflies interacting with plant life. Butterflies & Blooms features butterflies from around the world, including South America, Asia, North America, and Africa, as well as those native to Illinois. Volunteers are also on hand to answer questions. The 2,800-square-foot white mesh enclosure is located on the lawn of the Learning Campus.
GLENCOE, Ill. (February 25, 2013)- Get a glimpse into the evolution of landscape architecture in the Chicago Botanic Garden's Lenhardt Library exhibition, Historic Landscapes: Architectural Designs in Print, from February 15 through May 19.
GLENCOE, Ill. (December 12, 2012)- This January through April, Chicago Botanic Garden will host the first-ever Midwest exhibition of prints by artist Bryan Nash Gill, whose book Woodcut is among the bestselling art books for 2012. Gill’s work has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Martha Stewart Living, Vogue, and other major publications. His work has been displayed in numerous galleries and included in collections across the globe.
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Garden Hours – March
GLENCOE, Ill. (September 5, 2012) - This has been a landmark year for the Chicago Botanic Garden, which is celebrating 40 years of educating visitors about plants and the natural world. Over the past four decades, the Garden has grown from a simple idea to a living museum with more than 2.4 million plants and featuring numerous classes, youth programs, art exhibitions and more.