In 1872, whaling merchant James Arnold’s will transferred a section of his Jamaic Plain estate to the fellows and president of Harvard College,. The Arnold Arboretum has since performed a unique function as Boston’s own living open-air museum.
Wednesday, March 15, 2006
1:43 run time
Photography - Rose Lincoln
Audio - Andrew Brooks
Producer - Rebecca E. Rollins
/ May 26, 2005
The Arnold Arboretum and Jamaica Plain Open Studios will host a juried group art exhibition in the fall devoted to art inspired by the plants, landscape, and collections of the Arnold Arboretum, in conjunction with Open Studios weekend (Sept. 26-27).
Donna Tremonte of the Harvard Herbaria loves plants so much that she travels to far-flung locales like Africa and Venezuela to study them. But that’s just part of her job.