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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Celia Culver Rutt

Current Art Exhibition (Sept - Oct)

Celia Culver Rutt

Celia’s work reflects her fascination with the natural world, capturing the beauty and order of what is often unseen, with close up photography. While her work emphasizes the realm of nature macro photography, her subjects range from expansive landscapes to the intricacies of ice crystals and wildflowers.

**All sale proceeds will be donated to EJC Arboretum's 2019 Explorer Camp!**

Frances Plecker Education Center | Exhibition available to view M - F, 8am - 4pm

Photo Contest Winner
September Photo Contest image by, Joshua Pettit 

To submit to our monthly photo contest, message us on Facebook with your entries!
Photos must be high resolution and taken within the current month, up to 3 submissions



Best of the Valley
Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
780 University Blvd, MSC 3705
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

(540)-568-3194 | 
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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