Ahead of her time, Maria Sibylla Merian’s keen observational skills and work revolutionized both botany and zoology. Her artistic work changed the course of natural history illustration and left a legacy of curiosity, knowledge, and beauty. See reproductions of her hand-colored engravings and some of the tropical plants she studied in Suriname up close in the Bolz Conservatory.


Upcoming dates

Download schedule


  • Starting Saturday, November 18th, 2017, repeats every day until Sunday, March 04, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm