Anne Morgan Spalter, still image from “Sunflowers,” 2011.
BRATTLEBORO- Orchids, wildflowers, bumblebees, botanical illustration, and a garden tour are the subjects of upcoming events offered by the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center now through June 7. The programs complement BMAC’s spring exhibit “Flora: A Celebration of Flowers” in Contemporary Art, on view through June 22. On Thursday, April 24, at 7 pm, Sally Winchester, owner of Brattleboro’s Windham Flowers, will present a workshop on how to care for orchids. Admission is free.
BMAC members are invited to join an exclusive tour of the renowned gardens of Joe Eck and the late Wayne Winterrowd, authors of “A Year at North Hill” (1995), “Living Seasonally” (1999), and “Our Life in Gardens” (2009), at North Hill Garden in Readsboro, recognized as one of the finest private gardens in North America.The tour is open to BMAC members only and is limited to 20 guests.
Admission is free; call (802) 257-0124, ext. 101, for reservations or to become a member.