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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Art Exhibition

Current Art Exhibition (July - August)

Dabney Kirchman

Artist Talk | July 11 | 12 - 1 PM |

July-August artist, Dabney Kirchman will discuss her inspiration, motivation and technique behind her felt wall hanging artwork with a special short felt-making demonstration. Light refreshments provided.

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

Photo Contest Winner
Congratulations to our July Photo Contest Winner, Kay Wright!
To view all of the entries, visit our July Photo Contest Album

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

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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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