During the winter months the Coffee Shop operates with reduced opening hours. Please call us ahead of your visit to avoid disappointment.
On Monday 28 January we will have a limited lunchtime food offer available in our restaurant. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Our diverse programme of temporary exhibitions changes throughout the year. Our current exhibition programme includes:
Medals for the Future
Ceramicist Clare Twomey’s installation of porcelain medals is a lasting record of the historic Armistice centenary. A hundred medals rest upon wooden benches, a fragile memento of a moment when people gathered to remember.find out more
During the centenary year of the Armistice, four artists have been observing how visitors to the Arboretum reconcile themselves with past conflicts. Each artist has created a piece of artwork inspired by the Arboretum and the deeply personal ways that people try to make peace.Find out more
Mighty Oaks, Coiled Clay
The Arboretums clay soil, for which Staffordshire is world-famous, allows young trees to thrive. Mark Frith’s graphite illustrations offer a glimpse into the future of the trees at the Arboretum, and Charlotte Barker’s contemporary sculptures are shaped from materials which are at the heart of Staffordshire.find out more