NOTE: Phipps' Winter Flower Show: Home for the Holidays is open now through Sun., Jan. 17. All Phipps tickets must be purchased in advance, and safety protocols must be followed. Learn more about how you can join us!

This Week at Phipps: Dec. 28 – Jan. 3
Dec 28
2020

This Week at Phipps: Dec. 28 – Jan. 3

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:

  • Winter Flower Show: Home for the Holidays
    Enjoy the beauty of Phipps' Winter Flower Show: Home for the Holidays from the comfort of your own home! Our new Winter Flower Show Virtual Tour Video includes a 25-minute video journey through every room in this year's fantastic show accompanied by festive background music, plus an alternate version with commentary from Phipps staff. The video can be rented or purchased to watch as many times as you'd like. You can also share the beauty of Phipps' Winter Flower Show: Home for the Holidays by buying a copy of our Virtual Tour Video as a gift for a loved one!
  • 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.
  • Wild About Geometry: A Virtual Youth Art Exhibit
    This exhibit features artwork made by area middle school students participating in the Phipps Fairchild Challenge. In this challenge titled Wild About Geometry, students discovered geometric shapes and repetitions in nature.
  • An Alphabet of Native Plants of Southwestern Pennsylvania: A Botanical Art Exhibit
    On display online and in the Phipps Welcome Center Gallery, An Alphabet of Native Plants of Southwestern Pennsylvania is part of the Flora Project, a collaboration between Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ Botanical Art and Illustration Program and the Allegheny Highlands Botanical Art Society. 

Wed., Dec. 30:

  • Virtual Story Time | 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
    Join us for stories, sing-alongs and fun activities you can do from home each Wednesday!

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman


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