Retired occupational therapist
Letters & Leaves
A Holiday Exhibit at Matthaei Botanical Gardens
Sat., Nov 29-Jan. 4
Explore the ancient link between poetry and nature in “Letters & Leaves” at Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum. The exhibit, which takes place in the conservatory and throughout Matthaei and outdoors in Nichols Arboretum, highlights poems by established writers and by U-M students and includes an installation of nature-inspired photography by students, staff, and community members. Free admission.
- Open House & Spinners Flock fiber arts sale
Nov. 29, 10 am-4:30 pm
Discounts for Matthaei-Nichols members in the Garden Store. Free admission.
- Wonders of Winter
Sat., Dec. 6, 10 am-noon
Kids program featuring stories, crafts, and wreath making. $10/child
- Poetry Reading
Wed., Dec. 10, 6 pm
Readings by U-M faculty Lorna Goodison and Keith Taylor. Free.
- A Visit with Father Christmas
Sat., Dec. 20, noon-2 pm.
- Seasonal flower display in the conservatory;
- Holiday decorated trees;
- Faerie houses in the conservatory;
- and more.
"Giants" by Jochen Schacht
Professor of Biological Chemistry, UM Medical School
"Misty Sunrise" by John Wirth