Events And Programs

Art Exhibitions

Awbury Arboretum regularly hosts free public art exhibitions featuring local artists, both within the parlors of the Francis Cope House and outside in the Arboretum’s landscape.

The Cope House Galleries are regularly hung with revolving shows and are open  Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm,  (Please see our Hours and Admission page for holiday closings, etc.)

Now on View: 



On view until February 26th, 2023

featuring artwork by Artessa Alliance members Brenda HowellColleen HammondElena DrozdovaJulia WayKaren Hunter McLaughlinKimberly MehlerMegan Raab GreenholtNancy AgatiNathalie Borozny, and Rebecca Schultz, reflecting each artist’s relationship with the more-than-human world.

Some works are based on close observation of nature; others are inspired by natural forms and systems. Many incorporate foraged and natural materials. Through a variety of styles and media, Interconnected is a creative meditation on the web of life.


Past Exhibitions:

The Beauty of the Birds – with Ron Tarver, Bill Reaume, Tom Kelly IV, Troy Bynum and Robert Fry

Forager – with Katie Van Vliet

Monotypes – with Stephan Kennedy (2022)

Verdant Visions – with Betsy Batchelor, Iman Jones, Julie Kring, Richard Metz (2022)

Wild Gardens and the Birds That Love Them – with Julie Zahn (2022)

Up Against a Wall – curated by Susan Breitsch (2021)

Blackberry Winter – with Jonathan Eckel (2021)

When I Am Among the Trees – with Julie Kring (2020)

Recent Works by Andrew Christman (2020)

Papercuts – with Jonathan Greenberg (2019)

Regressive Continuities – with Charles Emlen (2019)

Making Space @Awbury – with The Colored Girls Museum (2019)

From Cotton to Quilts – with Sharon Tindall (2019)

Photographs with Iman Jones (2018)

Are you a local artist interested in featuring your artwork at Awbury?  Contact our Arts Advisory Committee at