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This Week at Phipps: March 8 – 14
Mar 08
2021

This Week at Phipps: March 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:

  • Spring Flower Show: Canopy of Color | Opens Sat., March 13
    Don’t miss a new spectacular show creating color from above! In Spring Flower Show: Canopy of Color, Phipps' signature displays will delight not only in beds below, but baskets and designs above, creating a world of color waiting to be explored. 
  • As Long as the Grass, an exhibit by Lindsey french
    With the use of still images and videos, visiting artist Lindsey french presents As Long as the Grass, an exhibit of interdisciplinary artwork through the lens of phytovision. Phytovision, as both a practice of perception and a plant-oriented media, is an experiment to destabilize the primacy of human vision.
  • 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.

Mon., March 8:

  • Fermentation Frenzy: Introduction to Sauerkraut | 7 – 8 p.m.
    Fermenting your own vegetables is one of the best gateways to understand the process of fermentation. This virtual workshop covers a broad overview of fermentation, and engages participants by offering information about the cultural significance and potential health benefits of fermented vegetables. Trevor will guide you virtually to ensure you can successfully ferment vegetables at home with confidence and creativity.

Tues., March 9:

  • Vegan Diet Discussion Series: Consuming Compassionately | noon – 1 p.m.
    What we wear, eat and use in our everyday lives has an impact on both humans and animals. Learn about the importance of veganism for the rights and treatment of animals.
  • Kitchen Apothecary Series: Supporting Digestion | 6  – 7:30 p.m.
    Join Dina Ranade, herbalist and registered dietician, to explore common culinary herbs from a medicinal perspective and discover their reach far beyond ordinary seasonings. Share a cup of herbal tea and join Dina for these virtual workshops.

Wed., March 10:

  • 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!

Thurs., March 11:

  • Classic Recipes from Mastering the Art of French Cooking: Sole Meuniere and Gratin Dauphinois | 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Chef Emily will guide you through some of the recipes from Julia Child’s famous cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, covering all the necessary techniques. She will also share stories about what made Julia Child such a culinary icon and an example of how to live life fully. Week one stars Julia Child’s first meal in Paris, Sole Meuniere, paired with Gratin Dauphinois.

Sat., March 13:

  • Spring Flower Show: Canopy of Color | Opens 9:30 a.m. 
    Don’t miss a new spectacular show creating color from above! In Spring Flower Show: Canopy of Color, Phipps' signature displays will delight not only in beds below, but baskets and designs above, creating a world of color waiting to be explored. 

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman


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