Little Spring Artwork by Kristin Peterson
Rock artwork
This is not a weed artwork by Kristin Maija Peterson

Artist Kristin Maija Peterson’s work explores the question of beauty in the natural world, asking “What is considered beautiful, and what is not?” Witness her stunning environmental artwork, including 24 images of nature, vividly rendered in watercolor and graphite pencil, inviting viewers to go into the world in search of awe and to notice and cultivate the natural spaces and biodiversity just outside their own front doors.

This first-of-its-kind narrative exhibit at the Arboretum blends creative writing and science with each artwork accompanied by a story label, allowing the viewer to experience a deeper connection. 

Cost: This exhibit is included with general daily admission; $15 for ages 16 and older; free for ages 15 and younger. Indigenous peoples receive waived daily admission to the Arboretum when making a reservation by calling 612-301-6775.

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