Cafe Gallery

Current Exhibits

Home and Away: Views from Minnesota and the World

Arboretum Photographers Society 11th Annual Show & Sale

March 1 - April 28, 2019

Arboretum Photographers Society (APS) Annual Photography Exhibition will once again delight as they take the viewer on a trip throughout Minnesota and beyond. In addition, the photographers will be on site throughout much of the show to enrich the gallery experience by answering questions, providing stories and perhaps you may garner insight into how you can take more gratifying images for yourself.


Free APS Workshops


Photographing Flowers & Bugs at the Arboretum - CANCELLED

March 9, 1-2 p.m. meet in Azalea Classroom


Printing Your Own Photos

March 16, 1-2 p.m. meet in Classroom 1


5 Tips to Making Better Pictures

March 23, 1- 2 p.m. meet in Azalea Classroom


One Flower, 10 Photos - The Importance of Perspective

March 30, 1-2 p.m. meet in Azalea Classroom


One Statue, 10 Photos - The Importance of Perspective

April 13, 1-2 p.m. meet in Oswald Balcony area


What a Photographer Sees - Stroll through the gardens and hear the photographer’s thoughts about choosing a subject

April 20, 1-2 p.m. meet in Oswald Balcony area

Tips for Shooting Waterfalls

April 27,1-2 p.m. meet in Oswald Balcony area

Upcoming Exhibits

Splash: An Exploration in Color

May 2 - July 7, 2019

Welcome spring at the Arboretum! A time of renewal and rebirth filled with color and light. Nature offers inspiration and hope through color at this time of year. Step inside the Cafe Gallery and experience natures' color being used is visually vibrant ways by talented artists. Broad expressive gestures, saturated hues alongside subtler methods of color and form will excite and challenge the viewer.

Cafe Gallery

The Cafe Gallery is a second exhibit space adjacent to the Arboretum Cafe features exhibits of photography by the Arboretum Photographers Society, and special exhibits throughout the year ranging from individual artists to prints presented by the Andersen Horticultural Library from their collection of seed catalog covers or botanical prints, etc. Check this more intimate and informal space for delightful interpretations of Arboretum seasons, fanciful prints and other photography exhibits in conjunction with Arboretum seasonal exhibits and displays.

All artwork is available for sale through the Arboretum Gift Store. A portion of proceeds benefits the Arboretum.