UC Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden
Santa Cruz, California
UC Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden is home to 7500+ plant species from all around the world, including New Zealand, South Africa, and Australia, as well as California natives living and thriving in a Mediterranean climate.
Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum
The mission of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University is to collect, preserve, exhibit and study its collection of art, artifacts and literature related to the Irish Famine/Great Hunger that occurred from 1845–52. In doing so, it seeks to educate audiences of all ages about the underlying political, social, economic and historic causes of the Great Hunger, and the magnitude of the disaster on Ireland and its people. The museum contains the
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center preserves and interprets Stowe’s Hartford home and the center’s historic collections, promotes vibrant discussion of her life and work, and inspires commitment to social justice and positive change.
world’s largest collection of Great Hunger-related art by noted contemporary Irish and Irish American artists as well as a number of period paintings by some of Ireland’s most important 19th-century artists.