Exhibits

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Botanical Art Graduation Exhibition

Monday, July 16, 2018

On Display October 23 – November 4, 2018 The exhibition in the Visitor and Education Center will feature beautiful and extraordinarily accurate flower portraits painted by 2018 graduates of Filoli’s Botanical Art Certificate Program. A marriage of art and science, botanical art immortalizes the plant world. After closely observing a plant, the artist discovers and … Read More

Fall Landscapes of the Golden State Exhibition

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

On Display September 7 – November 4, 2018 Visitors to Filoli during fall are treated to a vivid snapshot of California’s season change. During Filoli’s Fall season, agricultural and preservation practices will be honored with this year’s theme of Golden Harvest. Paintings in the Visitor Center capture scenes of California during the autumn months, using … Read More

Summer Sculpture Exhibition

Thursday, April 12, 2018

On Display May 31 – August 30, 2018 Filoli’s summer exhibitions celebrate the Colors of California and present a bright perspective on art in all forms. Glass art will be displayed throughout the Garden. The way that glass plays with sunlight, is reflected in water, and its interplay with natural forms is a perfect pairing … Read More

Roland Petersen Exhibition

Monday, April 2, 2018

On Display June 1 – August 30, 2018 Rarely does one have the opportunity to view an artistic achievement as profound as the more than six-decade career of Roland Petersen. Having lived and worked in the whirlwind of the California art scene from the 50s to the present, Petersen creates art which is a distinctive … Read More

Filoli Florilegium Exhibition

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friday, February 23 to Sunday, May 20, 2018 Before photography was invented, botanical art was the only method available for the scientific documentation of plants. In recent years this art form has undergone a resurgence to enter what many call the Golden Age of botanical art. Filoli is part of this resurgence with our Florilegium, … Read More