"The wonder is that we can see these trees and not wonder more." Ralph Waldo Emerson
We hope you've enjoyed our lineup of informative programs about trees, leading up to the juried Trees of West Hartford (Connecticut) Art Show running now through the end of February, 2020. Thirty artists are represented, selected from over 110 entries. Series funding provided by the Thomas F. Kilfoil Memorial Bequest, West Hartford Public Library Foundation.
AWARDS! On Thursday, January 16, 2020, 7PM to 8PM, there was an Awards Reception for the Trees of West Hartford art show in the Noah Webster Library Gallery, 20 South Main Street. The work of three artists, selected by a jury, were awarded top prizes. The art show runs through February and is viewable whenever the Noah Webster Library is open. Public comments on the show are HERE. TREES of WEST HARTFORD supporting programs:
• October 17 (Thur.) 2019 at 7:00PM - NOTABLE TREES WITH FRANK KAPUTA - Established in 1985, the Notable Trees project collects and distributes information about Connecticut's largest and most historic trees, both native and introduced. Frank Kaputa, co-chair of the project, will share the history of the project, along with details regarding identifying and measuring trees. This visual presentation will show images and information about Connecticut's largest trees, as well as highlighting West Hartford’s notable trees.
PARKING: There is ample library parking in the nearby Isham Garage. Please bypass the garage payment kiosks and come directly to the lecture in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, where you may validate your parking with your license plate number.