VISIT & explore

Art & Entertainment

Children and adults looking at the model railroad
Watch an intricate railroad travel through a wonderland at a child-friendly level. January 13 - February 19, 2018
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A model train racing around in indoor track
For Arboretum members only. Enjoy after-hours fun with the Enchanted Railroad. Friday, February 2, 2018. 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
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Paul Galbraith with his guitar
All concerts in our 2017-2018 Chamber Concert Series are sold out! Select Sundays, November, 2017 through March, 2018 at 2:15 p.m.
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The Sterling Morton Library
On the second Thursday of every month, Morton Arboretum members enjoy a morning of community, connectivity, and spirited book discussion.
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Couples enjoying an elegant Valentine's Day dinner in the Ginkgo Restaurant.
Share a romantic dinner with someone you love with the sweep of Meadow Lake before you. February 11 or 14, 2018 at The Morton Arboretum.
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An eagle is flying over the water.
Join award-winning, prolific photographer Rick Sammon for a full-day seminar that will both entertain and enrich your nature photography skills.Saturday, March 3, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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Close-up of a giant troll created from discarded wood. His hand is wrapped around a tree trunk.
Arriving in May 2018. Artist in Residence: watch as Danish artist Thomas Dambo uses discarded wood to create the giant trolls who will inhabit the Arboretum starting this summer.
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Families gather on the grass sitting on picnic blankets
Enjoy live music, kid-friendly fare, and entertainment after-hours. Thursdays, June 14, through August 16, 2018 at The Morton Arboretum's Children's Garden. 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
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Guests browsing near a tent where exhibitors are located
Sip wine and shop for art as you stroll around Meadow Lake. Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19, 2018.
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Glass-blown pumpkin with several gourds
Explore a dazzling collection of hand-blown glass pumpkins and other autumnal designs in mesmerizing colors, shapes, and sizes. At The Morton Arboretum, October 10 through 14, 2018
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