Trees of Little Caribbean

  • Apr 1 - Apr 30
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Photo credit: Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Trees of Little Caribbean is a celebration of the trees (and treelike plants) cherished by Caribbean people that spark stories of rebellion, resilience, spirituality, and joy. Learn about native Caribbean trees like papaya, guava, soursop, and allspice as well as nonnative plants (like the banana) that were brought from across the globe under colonialism.

Exhibit Curators:

  • Chelsea Forgenie, School Workshops Coordinator

  • Meera Jagroop, Director of Youth Programs

  • Shelley Worrell, Cofounder of I AM CaribBEING

  • Mimi Jorling, Gardener, Entry House Collection

  • Kate Murphy, Gardener, Tropical Collection

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990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225



2 minute walk from Eastern Parkway - Brooklyn Museum

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