Past Exhibits

Saturday, October 15, 2005 to Thursday, December 15, 2005

A History of Flower Pots and Garden Containers in North America

The first exhibition devoted to the evolution of the common flower pot!
A special flower pot designed in 1995 by Guy Wolff for the centennial celebration of the Botanic Garden of Smith College is a part of the display.

Saturday, April 30, 2005 to Wednesday, September 21, 2005

A Smith College Alumnae Exhibit

Smith is the first liberal arts college in the country to launch a program in landscape studies. In 2002, the Mellon Foundation funded the first faculty hire. This exhibition has been organized to celebrate the new Landscape Studies Program and to recognize the contributions of alumnae in landscape architecture and garden design.

Saturday, March 6, 2004 to Sunday, June 13, 2004

Photographs of the Botanic Garden by neighboring Northampton resident and photographer, Judy B. Messer.

Saturday, November 1, 2003 to Tuesday, December 23, 2003

Smith Chrysanthemums: Hybrid Alums is a photographic exhibition of Smith alumnae and their hybrid chrysanthemums.

Friday, May 9, 2003 to Tuesday, September 30, 2003

Showcasing the gardens and botanical artwork of Woolf's family and friends, this display takes you on a journey through botanical descriptions from Virginia Woolf's writings.

Presented in conjunction with the Virginia Woolf Conference, June 5-8, 2003.

Tuesday, October 1, 2002 to Wednesday, April 30, 2003

This exhibition, a collaboration between the Botanic Garden and the Mathematics Department, explores the arrangement of spirals in the plant world.