Horticultural Heroes Exhibit2019-06-07T16:50:26+00:00

Horticultural Heroes Exhibit

On view: May 13-September 30, Library

This spring Tower Hill will celebrate heroes from the plant world and encourage viewers to become heroes in their communities. This one-of-a-kind exhibit features portraits by local artists of diverse leaders of horticulture, including marginalized groups, who have championed their causes throughout history. Learn more about this exhibit. Support projects like this. Inquire about featuring this exhibit at your museum.

Hover over each hero’s portrait below to learn more about each person.

Horticultural Hero: Michelle Obama
Artist: Elizabeth Koah

 

Horticultural Hero: Tomitaro Makino
Artist: Yoko Ohara

 

Horticultural Hero: Cynthia Westcott
Artist: Carrin Culott

 

Horticultural Hero: Katie Stagliano
Artist: Robea Nordman

 

Horticultural Hero: Wangari Muta Maathai
Artist: Nettrice Gaskins

 

Horticultural Hero: Johnny Appleseed
Artist: Sharon Bahosh

 

Horticultural Hero: Ron Finley
Artist: Susan Hong-Sammons

 

Horticultural Hero: Marjorie Stoneman Douglas
Artist: Trisha Danforth

 

Horticultural Hero: Frederick Law Olmsted
Artist: Veronique Latimer

 

Horticultural Hero: Natasha Bowens
Artist: Rebecca Duffy

 

Horticultural Hero: Zara Ciscoe Brough
Artist: Jamie Andrade

 

Horticultural Hero: Rachel Carson
Artist: Maria Palkon

 

Horticultural Hero: Karen Washington
Artist: Maya Allegro

 

Horticultural Hero: Ibn Al Baitar
Artist: Julie Anglea Theresa

 

Horticultural Hero: Maria Moreira
Artist: Rachel Armington

 

Horticultural Hero: Theodosia Burr
Artist: Caitlin Mitchell

 

Horticultural Hero: Janaki Ammal
Artist: Lisa Graves

 

Horticultural Hero: Pearl Fryar
Artist: Deborah Tarsitano

 

Horticultural Hero: George Washington Carver
Artist: Donna Berger

 

Horticultural Hero: Marion Coffin
Artist: Fleur Thesmar

 

Watch the video from the Opening Reception

 


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