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This Week at Phipps: Aug. 8 – 14
Aug 03
2022

This Week at Phipps: Aug. 8 – 14

By Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

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. 

Open Daily: 

  • 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. 
  • Summer Flower Show: Monet in Bloom 
    In this spectacular new show, our summer displays will give three-dimensional life to Monet's breathtaking scenes of delicate flora and dreamlike design — beloved works that have stood the test of time for 100 years. 
  • Butterfly Forest
    Butterfly Forest awes visitors with an up-close look of some of nature's most prized pollinators alongside the blossoming flowers that feed them.
  • Member Appreciation Month
    Here at Phipps, the support of our members makes so much possible. Throughout the month of August, we're celebrating membership with the following special offers! 
  • 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.


Tues., Aug. 9: 

  • Grilled Chicken Salad with Fresh Hummus |  6 – 8 p.m.  
    Create a delicious grilled chicken and heirloom tomato salad with roasted walnuts and goat cheese, fresh made hummus with toasted rosemary pita wedges, raspberry cream tartlets.

Wed., Aug. 10: 

  • ​In-Person Story Time | 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. 
    Kids will love visiting Phipps to listen to our storyteller weave tales about gardens, fruits, vegetables, animals and other fun topics. Attend weekly sessions with a special child in your life!
  • Botanical Drawing II | 6 – 9 p.m. 
    Apply skills gained in Botanical Drawing I to accurately capture various plant forms, details and textures that are unique to the subject.

Thurs., Aug. 11:  

Sat., Aug. 13:

  • Colored Pencil Florals on Black Paper I - V | 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 
    Discuss colored pencil opacity and explore key techniques for using colored pencil on black and very dark-colored surfaces to keep colors true and luminous. 

Sun., Aug. 14: 

  • Member Double Discount Days | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
    Members can visit The Shop at Phipps to receive double discounts on distinct, planet-friendly gifts inspired by the beauty of Phipps. Enjoy 20% off most gift shop items including gardening supplies, hand-crafted home décor and more. 

Photo © Paul Vladuchick and Paul g. Wiegman 


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