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This Week at Phipps: June 20 – 26
Jun 20

This Week at Phipps: June 20 – 26

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.
  • 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., June 22:

  • Climate Educator Happy Hour | 4 – 6 p.m.
    Join us for a lighthearted celebration of our teaching community's climate education and action highlights. This will be a great opportunity to network and meet new people, including Raina Rippel, Communitopia's new executive director!

Thurs., June 23:

  • Virtual Members-Only Movie Night: Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse | 7 p.m.
    Join us for a screening of Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse. This dazzling documentary explores how Monet and other early twentieth century artitsts cultivated motifs of color and form in the garden and the gallery alike. This virtual event is free for members to attend but R.S.V.P. is required by Fri., June 16.

Sat., June 25:

  • Shinrin Yoku: Guided Forest Therapy Walk | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Come join Forest Awakenings for a relaxing nature retreat shaped by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku. Over the course of three mindful hours, we’ll slow down and connect with the More Than Human World in a deeper, more intimate way. Following a research-based process, we’ll get in touch with our bodies and our place in the living fabric of the life. Our walk will conclude with a gratitude offering and open-hearted sharing over tea brewed from local plants.

Photo ©  Phil Johnson II