Two Great Locations, One Organization

Who We Are

We are one organization with two locations at the University of Michigan. Our mission is to promote environmental enjoyment, stewardship, and sustainability through education, research, and interaction with the natural world.

What’s Happening

Earth Words (our blog)

28th Annual Ann Arbor Garden Walk

Wooded landscapes full of challenges – a rain-capturing cistern system – an 1860s farmhouse surrounded by easy care perennials – the six private gardens featured on the 2018 Ann Arbor Garden Walk beautifully illustrate the results of creating gardens that...

Spring Artist Market at Matthaei – Gallery

Saturday, May 12, 9 am-4:30 pm Local artisans and craftspeople offer their unique items for sale. Includes jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, garden art, textiles, photography, illustrations and drawings, and more. A great opportunity to discover the perfect,...

Spring 2018 Sales at Matthaei-Nichols

Check out our series of spring sales for beautiful plants and artisan items to enhance your garden and home. Matthaei-Nichols members also enjoy a special members-only discount hour prior to the plant sales. (No member hour prior to the Artist Market.) ...

Residential College Presents Tennessee Williams Play at Matthaei

Under the direction of Kate Mendeloff of the University of Michigan Residential College, student actors perform Tennessee Williams's  play Ten Blocks on the Camino Real this weekend at Matthaei. The production is a capstone project of the LSA Drama Major....

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