A Passion for Plants: Botanical Art from the Shirley Sherwood Collection

March 28, 2003 – September 2, 2003

National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Special Exhibition Gallery, off Rotunda (Hall 10) Floor Plan

On view are 100 works by 67 artists from the collection of Dr. Shirley Sherwood, an independent scholar and collector of botanical watercolors and paintings. The exhibition explores the interplay between art and science and also addresses the history of botanical art. Also on view are botanical specimens to highlight aspects of scientific observation.