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  • NEWS RELEASE: REGISTRATION UNDERWAY FOR THE MORTON ARBORETUM’S 2016 SUMMER SCIENCE CAMP

    Registration is underway for The Morton Arboretum’s 2016 Summer Science Camp, which promotes active learning and outdoor exploration all summer long. This season features more than 100 camps for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. From June 6 through August 12, each week-long camp will immerse kids in the world of nature as they play the part of environmental avenger, build a forest fort or even wade through wetlands in search of critters that live underwater.
  • RIBBIT! THE EXHIBIT “HOPS” IN TO THE MORTON ARBORETUM ON APRIL 8

    The Morton Arboretum will be “hopping” this spring and summer with the presentation of Ribbit! The Exhibit, a whimsical collection of larger-than-life copper frog sculptures on display from April 8 through September 25, 2016.
  • NEWS RELEASE: THE MORTON ARBORETUM AND U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO RESTORE EAST BRANCH OF DUPAGE RIVER

    The Morton Arboretum and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are partnering on a project to restore a 1.5-mile section of the East Branch of the DuPage River that runs through the Arboretum. The goal is to improve the environmental health of the river and its surrounding ecosystem, creating better conditions for trees, wildlife, and their habitat.
  • Poems for Tree Lovers

    February is a time for love and poetry. So we thought we’d share some of our favorite poetry about the love of trees.

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  • NEWS RELEASE: THE MORTON ARBORETUM LAUNCHES ACCESS PROGRAM FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

    The Morton Arboretum has joined Museums for All, a program of the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), designed to encourage families of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum habits.
  • Museums for All - frequently asked questions

    What is Museums for All?

    Museums for All is a cooperative initiative between the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) to encourage increased and regular museum attendance by low-income and underserved families. The Morton Arboretum is one of only two cultural institutions in the state of Illinois and currently the only public garden in the nation to sign on to this innovative community-engagement initiative. The program launched at the Arboretum on January 1, 2016.