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

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Seeds of Survival and Celebration: Plants and the Black Experience

This garden display and exhibit shares the knowledge, skill, and resilience of enslaved Africans, their descendants, and today’s Black community and their deep connections to plants and the cuisines they inspired.

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Past Exhibits

Explore plants indispensable to cultures around the world.

Past Exhibit

Chia, Amaranth, and Quinoa

From Ancient Seeds to Superfoods

Past Exhibit

White Pine: Tree of Peace

The white pine is a powerful cultural symbol of peace to the Haudenosaunee.

Past Exhibit

Peppers Around the World

Cultivated peppers traveled from Central and South America to quickly make their way around the globe.