A Message from President Karen Lawrence
Sept. 20, 2022 - A Refreshed Perspective
We are delighted to launch our updated website, which is now more navigable and searchable; filled with all sorts of delights; and carefully tailored to our various audiences, from visitors to members to scholars, teachers, and schoolchildren. Our website is an extension of our on-site culture, where we aim to welcome and affirm visitors of all ages, abilities, and interests, reaching all points on the globe—anywhere one can find an internet connection. In particular, our search engine is much improved, as is the calendar of upcoming events and activities. New offerings are more visible and discoverable, from educational curricula for teachers to highlights of our three collecting areas—the Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens. I hope you’ll explore this new version in depth and let us know about your experience.
Like many institutions, in what feels like the beginning of a post-pandemic era, we’re marching boldly into the future. Fall seems an especially appropriate time for such bravado, as the academic year gets underway; new exhibitions go up in the galleries; a new cohort of scholars joins us on fellowship; on-site school field trips rev up; and our lectures, conferences, and public programs unfold ... more