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Nature’s Blueprints: Biomimicry in Art and Design

The exhibition Nature’s Blueprints: Biomimicry in Art and Design brings together art and design with environmental science using artifacts, artworks and photography, as well as interactive learning stations. Open January 20 through May 12 in the Baker Exhibit Center.

Mountain Science Expo

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us for a free STEM-oriented science festival where you can interact with scientists, explore nature, and grow your curiosity!

Native Azalea Day

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Native Azalea Day April 27, 2024 Visit the gardens this spring for Native Azalea Day, an invitation to celebrate and experience azaleas through the eyes of plant enthusiasts, botanists, and artists. In partnership with the …

Spring in the Azalea Collection

In 2024, the Arboretum will host our second Native Azalea Day, an invitation to celebrate and experience azaleas through the eyes of plant enthusiasts, botanists, and artists.

Bloom With a View

Join us for an immersive floral installation. Wander, explore and even lose yourself among the flowers! Presented by First Edition® Shrubs and Trees & Endless Summer® Hydrangeas. May 4 – 19 throughout the gardens.

ArborEvenings

Sip and stroll through the Arboretum’s gardens in the glow of the golden hour, while listening to live music from a variety of local and regional artists. Thursdays and most Fridays June 27 through September 26.

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

The Curator’s Journal is now celebrating its second year! Registration is ongoing through the year. Get new updates and access all previous entries in a convenient online library.