Exhibit: Botany and History Entwined; Rachel Hunt’s Legacy

Hunt Institute exhibition: “Botany and History Entwined: Rachel Hunt’s Legacy,” September 16-December 15. To celebrate our 50th anniversary, Hunt Institute presents rare gems from the original collection of our founder Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt (1882-1963). Hours  are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (except November 20 and 24-27).

Several talks and tours will expand upon different aspects of the exhibition.  Assistant Curator of Art Catherine Hammond gives a gallery tour on Saturday, 29 October, and Publication and Marketing Manager Scarlett Townsend gives a tour of the Reading Room on Sunday, 30 October. Curator of Art Lugene Bruno’s talk, “Pierre-Joseph Redoute and his collaboration with botanists,” is on Sunday, 6 November. Librarian Charlotte Tancin’s talk, “At the center of the network: Dutch botanist Carolus Clusius (1526-1609),” is on Sunday, 4 December. All talks and tours will take place at 2 p.m.

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