Cafe Gallery
FREE with Arboretum Admission

Now Open

Fish Out of Water

Two simultaneous shows April 9-May 31, 2017

"Fish Out of Water: The Pottery Creations of Bradley Benn"

Come and see Pike, Northern and Walleye pop from the walls of the Arboretum in this fun, educational, artistic experience.

"Water's Edge"

Journey through the Water's Edge with 15 artists from Spectrum ArtWorks. Explore flora and fauna through a variety of mediums as each artist guides you into this liminal space.

Water's Edge is curated by Martha Bird and features her basketweaving work. Fifteen artists from Spectrum ArtWorks, a group that Martha belongs to, will also be exhibiting.

Artist's Reception
Saturday, April 29, 1-3:30 p.m.

Program at 1:30 p.m. facilitated by Spectrum ArtWorks. Light catered snacks in the Snyder Building Tea Room, live music from Andrew Turpening.

Exhibiting Artists:
Ashley Adams
Cecile Bellamy
Martha Bird
Andrew Braunberger
Faye Buffington-Howell
Peter F. Hinze
Kandace Krause
Samuel L.
Matt LaCombe
Ruth Lais
Michaela Rachor
James E. Sjolin
Julia C. Spencer
Shining Starr
Wallace R. White

Coming Soon:

June 2-July 30, 2017

"Breathing Classical Life Into Today's Art: Works from the Atelier Studio Program of Fine Art in Minneapolis"

Immediate Past Exhibit:

"Serene Garden Waterfall" by Michael Borg

"Seasons of Light: 10th Annual Arboretum Photographers Society Show & Sale"
Jan. 9-April 2, 2017

The Arboretum's spectacular surroundings offer great opportunities for photo taking through the seasons. The Arboretum Photographers Society (APS) annual juried exhibition showcases how its members have interpreted the theme "Seasons of Light". The images they have captured represent all five seasons at the Arboretum: Spring, Summer, Fall, Holiday and Winter. At left: Best in Show "Serene Garden Waterfall" by Michael Borg.

Photographer's Clinics

The APS will be presenting a photographer's clinic on Saturdays from noon to 3 p.m. during the run of the show, where members of the APS will answer questions about photography.

Winners of the Juried Show

Image Title
Best in Show Michael Borg Serene Garden Waterfall
Gold Jason Boudreau-Landis Reflecting On Winter
Silver  Jill Bierbaum-Rice Mighty Owl
Bronze Jason Boudreau-Landis Home For The Summer
Selected Michael Borg Tulip Explosion
  Christopher Hall Crabapples At High Point
  Michael Borg Perfect Garden
  Gayle Fleming Sunday In The Park
  Lester Hughes-Seamans Japanese Garden
  Eric Wischmann Conservatory Orchid
  Joan Wallner Drops of Light
  Al Giencke Heart Of The Rose
  Christopher Hall Triple Play
  Mark Paulson Redbud Over Treehouse
  Sue Isaacson Lunch Interupted
  Jason Boudreau-Landis Hop in The Water Is Fine
  Eric Wischmann Hosta Textures
  Eric Wischmann Verdant Garden
  Michael Borg Zen Lantern
  Jason Boudreau-Landis Twilight At The Falls
  Marilyn Weber Autumn Glow
  Mark Paulson Red Barn and Silo
  Al Giencke Spring
  Gayle Fleming Autumn Dew
  Karen Blenker Let The Light Shine Through
  Michael Borg Winter Enclave


Fishing Creel Basket

Fishing Creel Basket by Martha Bird

Cafe Gallery

The Cafe Gallery is a second exhibit space adjacent to the Arboretum Cafe features exhibits of photography by the Arboretum Photographers Society, and special exhibits throughout the year ranging from individual artists to prints presented by the Andersen Horticultural Library from their collection of seed catalog covers or botanical prints, etc. Check this more intimate and informal space for delightful interpretations of Arboretum seasons, fanciful prints and other photography exhibits in conjunction with Arboretum seasonal exhibits and displays.

All artwork is available for sale through the Arboretum Gift Store. A portion of proceeds benefits the Arboretum.