Two Great Locations, One Organization

Voodoo Lily Blooming in Conservatory at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

The voodoo lily (Amorphophallus konjac) is blooming in the conservatory at Matthaei Botanical Gardens this week. This plant is the smaller cousin of the corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum located in the tropical house). At some point very soon this week the flower...

Winter Scenes from Matthaei-January 2019

The snowstorm on Saturday, January 19 was beautiful but things turned cold and windy the next day. Photographer John Metzler visited Matthaei on Sunday morning to enjoy and photograph the snowy scenes. He was surprised to see another visitor walking the trails in...

Call for Artists: Spring 2019 Artist Market

Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum invites you to apply for our Spring Artist Market in May! Here’s how it works: submit your original, nature-inspired work for consideration – jewelry, sculpture, glass, photography, paintings, fiber, etc....

Learning Opportunities at Matthaei-Nichols January-February 2019

Learn something new about nature this winter. Our mission-affiliated groups offer discussions, presentations, and workshops every month of the year. Topics range from monarch migration to beekeeping to the quest for dark skies. Most programs are free unless noted...

Art Exhibit at Matthaei: The Mind Bloom, by Jennifer Farina

Presenting Ann Arbor artist Jennifer Farina’s original watercolors at Matthaei  Botanical Gardens. January 12-March 24, 2019. Free admission. Scroll down for a gallery of some of the works on display. Artist’s statement:”These watercolor paintings...

Photo Gallery: All the Seasons at Matthaei-Nichols

Happy holidays from everyone at Matthaei-Nichols!Our photo gallery offers scenes of the Arb and gardens in every season. Nature truly is a gift throughout the year!  Maples at Matthaei Botanical Gardens show their fall colors. Photo by John Metzler. The Alex Dow Field...

Photo Gallery: Long Standing Member Well-Being Event

On Friday, September 14, a beautiful sunset illuminated Nichols Arboretum, while long-standing members joined distinguished speakers for an event focused on well-being. Michigan Medicine emeritus professor Dr. Sara Warber, and LSA (PiTE) Lecturer Dr. Jason...