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  • FALL COLOR REPORT: OCTOBER 9-OCTOBER 14, 2015

    The bright sunny days and cool nights of the past week have helped fall color develop in the trees of the Arboretum’s collections and natural areas. The color show will only become more vibrant in the coming week. For the latest fall color updates from the Arboretum, call the Bloom 'n Color Hotline at 630-719-7955.
  • FALL COLOR REPORT: OCTOBER 1-OCTOBER 8, 2015

    The curtain has risen on the fall color show at The Morton Arboretum! Warm, bright sunny days and cool nights will encourage more trees’ leaves to change over the coming weeks, including during the Glass Pumpkin Patch, October 14 through 18.
  • NEWS RELEASE: TICKETS ON SALE TODAY FOR ILLUMINATION: TREE LIGHTS AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM

    Tickets are now on sale for Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum, returning this November with more lights, sights and sounds that will transform a Chicago-area wintertime walk in the woods into a colorful, inspiring experience like no other.
  • Meet Shannon Jane Morgan, Glass Pumpkin Patch creator

    Shannon Jane Morgan and other featured artist will present live demonstrations of glassblowing and art glass creation at the Glass Pumpkin Patch event October 14 through 18, 2015.
  • Arboretum arborists take home top spots in tree climbing competition

    Congratulations to The Morton Arboretum's arborists Beau Nagan and Brandon Dobnick who took home first and third place overall in the Illinois Arborist Association Tree Climbing Competition Master's Challenge.
  • NEWS RELEASE: THE MORTON ARBORETUM WELCOMES BACK THE GLASS PUMPKIN PATCH

    Swirls of brilliant colors and shapes will swim in gleaming glass orbs, capturing autumn’s boundless beauty as the fifth-annual Glass Pumpkin Patch event returns to The Morton Arboretum, October 14-18. Visitors are invited to explore a collection of more than 4,000 one-of-a-kind hand-blown glass pieces for sale during this popular event. Returning in 2015 is the “Farmer’s Market,” featuring blown-glass acorns and leaves as well as a bounty of hand-crafted glass fruits and vegetables.