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One of the joys of teaching at the Arboretum is drawing ideas for programs from our lovely surroundings. Plants, animals, birdsong, and breezes engage the senses and offer endless chances for connection and curiosity. Daily and seasonal happenings in nature -- big and small --invite us to notice and discover. We’re lucky to be able to use the whole Arboretum as our inspiration and classroom!
In addition, the beautiful and diverse art exhibits in the Frank Juliano Gallery in Wisner Ho...
Fields of Wonder: A Celebration of Nature and the Arts
This summer marks the 7th year that BOLD Arts and RRA have teamed up to offer another exciting week of performing arts camp! This camp week, for campers ages 5 to 11 years old, is led by NYC teaching artists and utilizes the beautiful grounds of Reeves-Reed Arboretum.
BOLD Arts is a leading creative dance and arts program based in the tri-state area (bold-arts.com). Co-foun...
"The next time you venture into the great outdoors, keep an eye out for Ginkgo biloba trees, which can be easily identified by their distinctive fan-shaped leaves. If you find one—and you likely will, as the native Chinese plant is now ubiquitous in the United States—take a moment to pluck a few leaves, snap some photographs of the scene, and record your observations via the iNaturalist mobile app. Then, package your sample in an envelope, drop it into the mailbox, and give yourself a pat...