MOURNING BENCHES Jill Slosburg-Ackerman – 2022-2023 Artist-in-Residence, sculptor and educator – has created Mourning Benches, a series of portable, low-to-the ground cedar benches carved with designs inspired by Mount Auburn’s flora.
Capturing Mount Auburn’s Oaks in Music: A Conversation with Ira Klein
In 2022, we have welcomed seven Artists-in-Residence to create original works inspired by their experiences at Mount Auburn. Meet composer and musician Ira Klein, who will debut works from his solo guitar project “The Oak Cycle” in concert on September … Continue reading
Time on the Horizon
Every August some friends and I gather for an annual “Nighthawk Watch” at the top of Washington Tower at Mount Auburn with legendary bird observer extraordinaire Bob Stymeist. While most of the attendees are skilled “birders,” I am more interested … Continue reading
Horticulture Highlight: Milkweed
…Now soon the monarchs will be drifting south, and then the geese will go, then one day the little garden birds will not be here… -Howard Nemerov Recently while at the Wildflower Meadow & Pollinator Habitat surrounding our Washington … Continue reading