Arboretum Uses ArbNet Grant to Advance Best Practices in Tree Care

Feb 02, 2018

The John Bartram Arboretum at Kendal at Oberlin, located on the 100+ acre campus of Kendal at Oberlin, a life plan retirement community in northeast Ohio, has used a recent grant from ArbNet, the global community of tree-focused institutions, to address a vexing problem with ailing trees.

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Print Artists Exhibit in Kendal Gallery

Jan 30, 2018

An exhibit, “Interpreting Nature – Recent Prints by Lisa Schonberg and Paula Zinsmeister”, opens in the Kendal Gallery on January 30th and runs through March 26th. Lisa Schonberg Lisa Schonberg explores image-making by combining various printmaking processes, such as relief, intaglio, monoprinting and screenprinting, to create one-of-a-kind prints or variable editions.  Her prints evoke a […]

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Generations United Recertifies Kendal as a Program of Distinction

Nov 07, 2017

Generations United recently renewed Kendal at Oberlin’s intergenerational programming for another three years as a Program of Distinction. 

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Historical Tiananmen Square Photos in Kendal Gallery

Oct 26, 2017

Currently in the Kendal Gallery through December 4th are the photographs of Zhou Yan, who witnessed and documented the historic events that took place in Tiananmen Square. 

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Kendal’s Molly Kavanaugh Receives Excellence in Communications Award

Sep 15, 2017

  On September 15, 2017, Molly Kavanaugh of Kendal at Oberlin was awarded the Excellence in Communications Award by LeadingAge Ohio. The award was presented during the LeadingAge Ohio Awards Luncheon, in Columbus, as part of the LeadingAge Ohio 2017 Annual Conference and Trade Show. The award honors a LeadingAge Ohio member employee who demonstrates […]

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Guild of Nature Artists Exhibit at Kendal at Oberlin

Aug 24, 2017

Currently hanging in the Kendal Gallery is, Drawn from Nature,  an exhibit which includes works by the Guild of Nature Artists: Nancy Weymouth Halbrooks, Kati Hanimagi, Beth Kelly, Susan Morse and Christopher Owen Smith. An artists’ reception will be held on Friday, September 8th at 4:30PM in the Heiser Lounge at Kendal at Oberlin. The show […]

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Photography by Selina Bartlett in Kendal’s Friends Gallery

Aug 23, 2017

An exhibit by photographer Selina Bartlett titled, Wanderlust:  Images of Asia and Africa, is currently  in the Friends Gallery at Kendal at Oberlin.  An artist reception takes place on Friday, September 15th at 2:30PM at Kendal at Oberlin. The exhibit runs through Monday, October 16th, and includes photographs from Vietnam, Cambodia, Namibia and Botswana.

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Kendal Collects 2017: Resident Stories About Art

Jun 30, 2017

“Kendal Collects” is a biennial art show at Kendal at Oberlin, alternating each summer with “Kendal Creates.” The 2017 exhibit of runs through August 13, and features over 80 cherished artworks from residents’ private art collections.

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Arbor Day 2017: A Memorial Tree Grows in Oberlin

Jun 29, 2017

As part of the 2017 Arbor Day celebration, The John Bartram Arboretum at Kendal at Oberlin, in partnership with the City of Oberlin, took part in a Memorial Tree planting in Westwood Cemetery.

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How to Grow an Urban Arboretum

Jun 29, 2017

The John Bartram Arboretum at Kendal at Oberlin’s second annual Arbor Day celebration was a day of education, with Alan Siewert, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Regional Urban Forester.

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