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An Abundance of Riches

A stunning exhibit featuring Andrea Rich’s intricately designed, carved, and printed woodcuts that draw viewers in for an up-close look. January 21 – May 14 in the Baker Visitor Center

Spring in the Azalea Collection

In 2023, the Arboretum will host our first Native Azalea Day, an invitation to celebrate and experience azaleas through the eyes of plant enthusiasts, botanists, and artists.

Bonsai as Fine Art

Bonsai comes indoors and heads downtown to Blue Spiral 1 for an extraordinary ten-day “Bonsai as Fine Art” exhibition. A culminating weekend at the Arboretum offers special events, a vendor market, and educational programs for visitors.

Asheville Orchid Festival

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See hundreds of orchids on display! The Asheville Orchid Festival is hosted by Western North Carolina Orchid Society.

The Curator’s Journal: A Year-long Insider’s View of American Bonsai at The North Carolina Arboretum

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Bloom With a View

Join us for an all-new immersive floral installation. Wander, explore and even lose yourself among the flowers! Presented by Endless Summer hydrangeas®. May 1 – 14 throughout the gardens.