Mt Cuba Center
Morning sunrise illuminates the round garden at Mt. Cuba Center.
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Classes offered year-round. Learn to garden in harmony with nature, take an art or wellness class, and more!

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Mt. Cuba Center evaluates native plants and related cultivars for horticultural and ecological value.

Mt. Cuba Center's natural lands pictured at sunset.
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Ecological Land Management

Mt. Cuba conserves and stewards more than 1,000 acres including meadows, forests, streams and riparian corridors.

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June 2 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm


Spring Art-In

Watercolor Painting in the Gardens
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Free for participating artists! Friday 6/2, 10 am – 8 pm. Included with garden admission. (Rain Date: Saturday 6/3) Let creativity blossom while you draw, paint, or photograph Mt. Cuba Center’s beautiful, everchanging gardens and natural areas. Meet other artists and enjoy a lovely day of art and inspiration. Advance registration required for participating artists. For more information and artist guidelines, click here.

This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Friday, June 2, 2023 (Rain Date: Saturday, June 3).

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For general admission to view the art in the garden, click here.

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Please click here to view our safety measures and guidelines before visiting Mt. Cuba Center.