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Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

“Fanfare” features works by John Thompson. “The basis for my work is landscapes where I choose specific moments and small elements as my focus,” said Thompson, based in Waltham, Mass.

Including outdoor sculptures in the gardens and indoor artwork in the Leonhardt Galleries, “Symbiosis” aesthetically merged art and the botanical world. Curated by renowned art collector Beth Rudin DeWoody.

A comprehensive installation of Hunt Slonem’s signature artwork featuring bunnies, butterflies, tropical birds and orchids.

Curated by Sue Muskat and Phil Knoll, "Shimmer" brings light to dark times.

An exhibition of nature-inspired work by Community Access To Arts (CATA) artists with disabilities.

Berkshire artist Madeline Schwartzman's anthropocentric practice aims to create a crack in human awareness and serve as an antidote to passivity and inaction surrounding the future of nature.

For the first time in his 50-year career, Berkshire resident Nicholas Mongiardo presented a solo show of his signature lacquerwork at Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Leonhardt Galleries.

Fine arts photographer Tom Zetterstrom exhibited three-dozen gelatin silver prints from his "Portraits of American Trees" portfolio in the Garden's Leonhardt Galleries, from Sept. 17 through Oct. 31, 2021.

New York-based artist Marc Dennis, known for his hyper-realistic and strikingly detailed paintings, presented a collection of 14 paintings in oil-on-canvas and watercolor, many of which were created expressly for this show, which ran from July 30, to Sept. 6, 2021.

New York-based photographer Gregory Crewdson spent a summer photographing fireflies each evening at his family's cabin in the Berkshires. A selection of these small-scale, black-and-white images were on display in BBG’s Leonhardt Galleries from June 12 through July 18, 2021.

Renowned art collector and friend of the Garden Beth Rudin DeWoody curated a marvelous collection of sculptures by notable and emerging artists from June 11 through Oct. 31, 2021.

Jewelry artist Mindy Lam presented "Flights of Fancy: The Botanical and Bejeweled Universe of Mindy Lam" from May 1 through June 7, 2021. The exhibit showcased hundreds of one-of-a-kind brooches and other pieces created especially for this popular exhibition.

A New York City-based artist, John Gordon Gauld presented "Unborn Sun" from Dec. 14, 2019, through Feb. 8, 2020. His compositions depict assemblages that seem unintentional at first. But with sustained attention, they reveal a myriad of calculated, symbolic associations.

When Cynthia Wick moved to the Berkshires from Los Angeles in 2009, she brought the luminous California color and light with her. Berkshire Botanical Garden presented her exhibition "The Shape of Color" from Oct. 19 through Dec. 2, 2019. 

"Shimmering Flowers," Nancy Lorenz’s lacquer and bronze landscapes, exhibited in the Center House Leonhardt Galleries from June 1, through Oct. 1, 2019.

Carol Ann Morley's retrospective collection, presented in colored pencil, pen and ink, graphite, carbon dust and pastel, filled the Leonhardt Galleries from April 6 through May 27, 2019.

Joan Dix Blair explored print making through cyanotypes — objects arranged on light-sensitive paper and exposed to UV light or sunshine, to produce images — in her exhibition, which ran from Dec. 15, 2018 through March 2, 2019.

The exhibition, curated by Sue Muskat and Phil Knoll, included some of the brightest talents working in the field of nature. "Ecophilia" exhibited from Oct. 13 through Nov. 22, 2018.

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