In the lobby of the Nevin Welcome Center, works of art and plant-focused displays change throughout the year.


Landscapes by Pat Richards

Seeing nature as a composition with limitless colors and designs, Pat Richards creates landscapes in pastels, a medium she enjoys for the spontaneity and expediency it affords.

November - December




Gourds Galore!
The hardshell gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) has a long relationship with humans, as its durable shell is ideal for use as a vessel, utensil, musical instrument, artwork and more. This exhibit features works of gourd art and provides information on how to grow and prepare hardshell gourds.