Visiting the Arboretum

The Edith J. Carrier Arboretum, a woodland sanctuary on the James Madison University campus, is a public urban garden and forested greenspace that preserves native plants species, provides opportunities for research, and promotes knowledge of the botanical and natural world for people of all ages.

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May Artist

Current Art Exhibition (May - June)

Carol Kirkham Martin

Watercolor painter, Carol Martin, draws inspiration for her florals from the beauty around her home in the Shenandoah Valley. She hones her craft by taking workshops from nationally know artists. Her goal is to allow the flow of water to mix brilliant color on the page to surprise the viewer with unexpected hue, value and shape.

Frances Plecker Education Center | M - F, 8am - 4pm

Photo Contest Winner
May Photo Contest Winner - Congratulations to Tony DiStefano!
View all May 2018 entries
To submit to our monthly photo contest, message us on Facebook with your entries!
All photos must be taken within the current month

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Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
780 University Blvd, MSC 3705
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

(540)-568-3194 | ejcarboretum@jmu.edu 
Grounds | Free to the public | Dawn to dusk | 365 days a year
Frances Plecker Education Center | Monday - Friday | 8 AM - 4 PM

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