Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Inside Out

Creator: Buky Schwartz (Israeli, 1932 - 2009)
Material: Pennsylvania limestone
Year: 1980
Gift of Philip and Muriel Berman

In nature, Pennsylvania limestone has a rough, craggy exterior. But when it is cut open and dressed, it has an even veneer and crisp edges. In Inside Out, Buky Schwartz reversed our expectations about limestone's inside and outside. He sliced a quarried stone into four sections, and worked each interior until it was smooth. Schwartz then arranged the quarters "inside out," inviting us to walk into the sculpture to explore the raw outer surface of his natural material.

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Alerts & Updates

Unfortunately, Out on a Limb will be closed on Wednesday, January 29th through Friday, January 31, 2020 due to scheduled maintenance.

The Garden Railway will not be operational from 2:00 PM Friday (July 19) through the weekend (July 20-21). The trains will open for normal operation on Monday, July 22nd. Our Train Master reported that the trains will not operate in the excessive heat, citing electrical, track and rolling stock failures.

The Arboretum is open as usual. Click here for hours.

Garden Railway trains are not running Saturday, September 8th and Sunday, September 9th due to inclement weather.

Please note: The Rose Garden is closed for maintenance every Thursday morning until noon.

Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.