Events And Programs
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 Howell, Colleen Hammond, Elena Drozdova, Julia Way, Karen Hunter McLaughlin, Kimberly Mehler, Megan Raab Greenholt, Nancy Agati, Nathalie 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.
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)
When I Am Among the Trees – with Julie Kring (2020)
From Cotton to Quilts – with Sharon Tindall (2019)
Photographs with Iman Jones (2018)
Northwest POST Artists (2017)
Centennial Shine – with Jared Wood and Rachel Ehrgood (2016)
Heteromorphic Botanicals – with Kathleen Kelly (2013)