Elisabeth C. Miller Library

Covid-19 Update

Masks are strongly recommended but optional.  The Botanic Gardens continues to follow all advice and directives set forth by the UW, which are detailed on the UW Novel Coronavirus Information Page.

We are currently accepting donations of gardening books and magazines in good condition.

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Address: 3501 NE 41st St., Seattle, WA, 98105
Location: Center for Urban Horticulture. CUH Map.
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Your Library Account  Email: hortlib@uw.edu
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Cose Naturali – Natural Things: art by Renée Simard ~ September 6-29

We welcome Renée Simard to the Miller Library this September with her new exhibit, Cose Naturali – Natural Things. In the artist’s own words:

My eyes are attracted to colors and movements. My head preoccupied by thoughts, sounds, and even smells. The world we live in provides endless distractions…

Natural things. On walks, the beauty I see in tree trunks, weeds, wilting flowers can often stop me in my tracks. Images strike me and I can’t wait to put them on canvas.

The oil paintings and silverpoint drawings I am honored to show here illustrate moments when I filter out stimuli. This series, titled Cose Naturali – Natural Things, represents part of my artist’s relationship with nature.

The exhibit is open during Library hours. Meet the artist in the Library on Monday, September 26 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm.

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