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Opening Reception - Drawn to Paint: Paintings of Arboretum Trees by Paul Olson
Join us for the opening reception of Paul Olson’s painting exhibit. This dazzling exhibit showcases colorful renditions of Arnold Arboretum trees, including bonsai from the Bonsai and Penjing collection.
Opening Reception Saturday, May 18, 1:00-3:00pm
Exhibit runs May 10 – July 21, 2019
Location: Hunnewell Building
Artist, Paul Olson, has been discovering the nuances of the Arnold Arboretum's collections since he first passed through its gates in 2011. A landscape painter for decades, Olson explores the grounds with sketchbook in hand, typically in the early morning hours. His goal is to be unencumbered by any agenda and open to what the light of the day presents. In 2012, he had anView more
You can get to the Arboretum by subway, bus, or car. Get directions to our main entrance at Arborway Gate, Peters Hill, Weld Hill Building, or Dana Greenhouses. Free parking is available along the Arborway, Bussey Street, and Walter Street. There is no visitor parking inside the Arboretum. The Arnold Arboretum also offers resources for improved accessibility.
The Arboretum is easily reached by public transportation. Take the Orange Line to Forest Hills, cross Washington Street, and take Blackwell Footpath through Bussey Brook Meadow to the South Street Gate.