Wilma (Willie) Gilmore was a long-time volunteer at Cornell Plantations, gardener and artist. Her work, a series of delicate watercolors of blossoms and fruits, will be on display in the Nevin Welcome Center through February. Read more about Willie's life.
January - February
Durand Van Doren: Artist Blacksmith
This exhibit features wrought iron botanical pieces by artist blacksmith Durand Van Doren that he designed for gates, railings, archways, lanterns and 14 interpretive sign bases found throughout the Botanical Garden, Arboretum, in Cascadilla Gorge and on the Cornell Campus.
This exhibit extends beyond Durand's work displayed in the Welcome Center lobby. We encourage you to take a winter stroll to view Durand’s work by:
Picking up a list of locations in the Nevin Welcome Center or download the list here.
• Ironwork in the F. R. Newman Arboretum
• Ironwork in the Botanical Garden
• Ironwork on the Cornell Campus and Cascadilla Gorge
(image: Cascadilla Gorge gate in Treman Triangle park in downtown Ithaca, by University Photography)
This exhibit will be on display until July, 2016.