Museums for Moms

Sunday, May 8, 2016 by

Sunday, May 8, 2016 10:00am – 4:00pm Wondering what to get mom for Mother’s Day? Celebrate Mother’s Day with free admission for all mothers and grandmothers at five area museums! Pick up a passport at one museum, then visit...

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New Treehouse Project at Klehm...

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 by

A new initiative by Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is expected to take visitors to new heights. The nonprofit living museum, owned by Forest Preserves of Winnebago County, is in the early planning stages to construct three treehouses in...

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2015 Annual Report Available...

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by

“Along with the Board of Directors, we extend our sincere appreciation to the individuals, corporations, foundations and the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County who provided generous funding and support for Klehm’s ongoing operations. Collectively, we have planted a solid...

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Google Cultural Institute Partnership...

Thursday, January 21, 2016 by

January 21, 2016 Starting today, the Klehm grounds can be viewed online by people around the world due to a new partnership between the Google Cultural Institute and Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden. Thanks to this new virtual exhibition,...

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Art on the Lawn

Sunday, July 19, 2015 by

Sunday, July 19, 2015 11:00am 6:00pm Art on the Lawn, a Rockford tradition since 2000, is moving to a new home at Klehm Arboretum in 2015. The juried fine art show will feature a wide variety of fine art...

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Planting Day Thank You!...

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 by

Over 50volunteers showed up on Saturday, June 13th to plant 4,000 perennials in our 13,000-square-foot Contemporary Perennial Garden. The “Know Maintenance” site was planned for minimal weed invasion and optimal beauty by Roy Diblick, noted plantsman and designer. The...

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