A plein air painters easel in the gardens depicting azalea blooms with white text that reads: Exhibitions.

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens displays several exhibitions of artwork each year in the John J. Willaman Education Center. Our goal is to complement the natural beauty of the gardens and offer a platform to celebrate the work of regional artists. Questions about exhibitions at Jenkins? Email us at arts@jenkinsarboretum.org 



Drawn from Nature by Judy Antonelli & Terry Boyle – click to learn more
On View: April 1 – June 18, 2023
Opening Reception: Sunday, April 2, 2023 from 2 – 4 PM

Up Next

Expressions of Light by Ardyth Sobyak
On View:
June 24 – September 24, 2023
Opening Reception: 
Sunday, June 25, 2023 from 2 – 4 PM

Environmental Poster Show by Students from the Department of Graphic and Interactive Design, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University 
On View: September 30, 2023 – January 7, 2024
Opening Reception: Sunday, October 1 from 2 – 4 PM


12th Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition
Botanical Fainting Couch by Sarah Peters


Stitching Climate Science & Solutions by Dr. Laura Guertin 

From the Ground Up by Suzanne DuPlantis

Petals & Pigments: An exhibition of watercolors by Pam McKee

11th Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition

Experience Beauty: An exhibition of artwork from MMX

10th Annual Visitors’ Virtual Photography Contest: Garden Gratitude

9th Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition

Hunting for Garden Treasures: An Exhibition of the Jenkins Photo Documentation Project. (Photography by Chris Swisher)

8th Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition

7th Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition

New Expressions: Trois Artistes Art Exhibition featuring Terry Boyle, Ardyth Sobyak, and Julie Spahr

Sculpted Earth: Works by Leslie Eadeh, Michelle Kalman, Wendy Liss, Bob Deane, Joon Farlam

Celebrating Two Decades of Botanical Illustration: Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators

6th Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition

Land and Sky: An Exhibition of Paintings by Valerie Craig

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 40th Anniversary – Celebrating Light and Color: A Photography Exhibition featuring Laura Ducceschi, Bob Lyons, Jane Ruffin, and Andy Smith.

Nature’s Prisms: A Quilt Display

5th Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition

The Way I See Things Now: Paintings of Suzanne DuPlanits

E-Ni Foo: Painting Exhibition II – Mosaics

French Creek Art Colony Painters Exhibition

Ten Colorful Years: An Exhibition of Paintings by ARTSisters

4th Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition

Seasons of Nature: An Exhibition of Paintings by Julie Spahr

Drawn to the Details: Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators Members’ Choice Exhibition

Inspired by Nature’s Beauty: Delaware Valley Art League Painting Exhibition

David Fox Painting Exhibition

3rd Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition

Ellsworth and Ellsworth Exhibition

Come into My Garden: An Exhibition of Paintings by Emmy Krick

French Creek Art Colony Painters Exhibition

The Fiber Art of Japan: An Exhibition of Quilts and Costumes by Nancy Long

The Art of Ikebana: An Exhibition of Flower Arrangements and Vessels by Jose Juico

2nd Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition

Wind and Water: An Exhibition of Paintings by Angela M. Scully

Works of Pleasure: A Painting Exhibition by Terry Boyle

1st Annual Visitors’ Photography Exhibition

A Time to Bloom: Ardyth Sobyak

E-Ni Foo: A Painting Exhibition

Celebrating Nature’s Beauty in Stitches: A Quilt Show


Ana Uribe Painting Exhibition

Nature’s Embrace: Susan Stefanski Painting Exhibition

Watercolors by Siv Spurgeon

Order and Chaos – Color and Perspective: The Quilts of Nancy Cosmos

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 35th Anniversary Exhibition – Wind Through the Trees: An Auditory and Kinetic Sculpture Exhibition

Jenkins Arboretum 30th Anniversary Exhibition – Watering Can Garden Sculpture Display

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A Jewel in Your Backyard: Annual Juried Art Exhibition in the Jenkins Arboretum Greenhouse

Jenkins Arboretum 25th Anniversary Exhibition – The Monarch Gathering


Please email arts@jenkinsarboretum.org with questions or submissions of artwork