This year, find the perfect gift for the nature lover in your life at The Arboretum Store. Stop in or shop online and choose from thousands of unique nature-themed items. To help you check a few names off of your list, we asked Arboretum Store manager Jacqueline Fucilla for some of her top 2014 holiday gift picks.
Visit and explore
Visit and explore
Don’t hibernate this winter. Get your family outdoors and discover this season’s exciting elements. From snowshoeing to scavenger hunts for kids, The Morton Arboretum presents a great selection of outdoor activities and classes to help you chill out and head outdoors.
Here’s a look at some of our winter offerings:
- Adults can explore the woodlands and see how animals adapt to cold, learn the biology of birds and improve your plant identification skills through our natural history and ornithology classes. Want to explore your creativity?
Arboretum Facebook fans write about their favorite spots surrounded by 1,700 acres of trees.
The Ginkgo Restaurant’s new composting initiative results in a significant reduction of garbage output.
Regular visitors enjoy the culinary creativity of the Ginkgo Restaurant, with its new and delicious menus for each season.
Arboretum Facebook fans write about friendships and love celebrated under the 1,700-acre canopy of trees.
Enjoy the melody of nature at the Sunday afternoon chamber concert series. It’s just one of the ways the arts are part of the Arboretum experience.
Embrace this colorful season with activities for the whole family.
See how glass becomes art in a dazzling video. Meet and greet artists Saturday and Sunday while you browse for the perfect pumpkin.
During the last few months, while the rest of the country was sweltering in triple-digit heat indexes, Shannon Jane Morgan was just fine working in quadruple-digit temperatures. That’s because the Sacramento Calif.-based Morgan is a glass artist and glass only becomes malleable at about 2,000 degrees. But then, that’s why Morgan’s glass art retains its luminous quality.