This Week at Phipps: April 18 – 24
There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted otherwise.
- Tropical Forest Hawai‘i: Aloha ‘Aina
Tropical Forest Hawai‘i: Aloha ‘Aina invites guests to take an exciting, immersive journey through the rich history, nature and culture of the Hawaiian archipelago.
- Spring Flower Show: Sunshine and Rainbows
Only lasting four weeks, these delightful displays are a must-see to jump-start your season of renewal!
- From the Same Bulb: 2005 – 2022, an Exhibit by Sue Abramson
From the Same Bulb focuses on Sue Abramson's photographic work with the elephant ear (Colocasia esculenta) over the span of 17 years.
- Planets Earth Virtual Exhibit
A dynamic exhibit at the Center for Sustainable Landscapes (and now online) addresses the pressing environmental issues of our time and proposes a new way of thinking about how to solve them.
Wed., April 20:
- Organic Vegetable Garden Basics | 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Learn the essentials of planning and caring for a vegetable garden using organic methods: how to arrange your crops within your space using the square foot gardening method, when and how to plant seeds and seedlings, how to water, how to minimize weeds, pests and disease.
Thurs., April 21:
- Conversation with the Artist: Sue Abramson, From the Same Bulb: 2005 – 2022 | 7 – 8 p.m.
In this special virtual lecture, fine art photographer Sue Abramson will discuss the evolution of her body of work, From the Same Bulb: 2005 – 2022. Tracing her work from her first experimental photogram in the exhibition to her recent creation of wallpaper design, she will present her changing photographic relationship with a single plant.
Fri., April 22:
- Virtual Environmental Film Series April Showing: Call of the Forest | 7 p.m.
Join us for this month's Virtual Environmental Film Series as we follow visionary scientist, conservationist and author, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, on her journey to the most beautiful forests of the northern hemisphere.
Photo © Phil Johnson ll