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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation

Current Exhibition

Exhibitions are on display in our gallery on the 5th floor of the Hunt Library building at Carnegie Mellon University and are open to the public free of charge. We hope to see you here.

16th International travel exhibition

12 September – 16 December 2022

The Hunt Institute established the International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration series in 1964 with the hope of supporting and encouraging contemporary botanical artists from around the world. Organized from the artworks in the 16th International (2019) that now are part of the Institute's collection, this travel exhibition features artworks by 37 artists who reside in 13 countries (Australia, Brazil, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Scotland, South Korea, Turkey, the United States and Wales).

Wiesen-Rispengras, Bluegrass, Poa pratensis [Poa pratensis Linnaeus, Poaceae alt. Gramineae], acrylic on wood panel by Sylvia Peter (1970–), 2016, 90 × 30 cm, HI Art accession no. 8307, reproduced by permission of the artist.