First Floor National Museum of Natural History – Now through April 24, 2015
The fantastic orchid exhibit in the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History showcase interpretations of orchids as a part of Chinese history, legends, literature, and art. Come see and explore reflections of this enchanting plant through Chinese culture, from ancient times to the present day.
In China, orchids are celebrated for their beauty and fragrance, and appreciated as symbols of nobility, friendship, and refinement.
“Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.”
“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.”
Don’t leave your fascination for orchids at the museum – we have gorgeous plants and cut flower designs for your home or office.
“If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.”
-Vincent Van Gogh
Conklyn’s – Butterfly Dance
Conklyn’s Orchids & Roses Design