Hunt Institute specializes in the history of botany and all aspects of plant science and serves the international scientific community through research and documentation. To this end, the Institute acquires and maintains authoritative collections of books, plant images, manuscripts, portraits and data files, and provides publications and other modes of information service. The Institute meets the reference needs of botanists, biologists, historians, conservationists, librarians, bibliographers and the public at large, especially those concerned with any aspect of the North American flora. Learn more
"Exquisite Patterns in Nature"
19 March–30 June 2017
This exhibition includes selections of artwork and books that are representative of, or inspired by, the fascinating configurations in the architecture of all organisms.Learn More
Browse our Publications
Publishing, both under sole imprint and in cooperation with other organizations, is an integral part of the Institute's program, and a chief means of transmitting the results of its diverse activities.Learn More
Botanists' Art: Selections from the Archives of the Hunt Institute
This selection of "unclaimed" art, resides in the Hunt Institute's botanical archives in the Hunt Library building.View Exhibit