This Week at Phipps: May 23 – 29
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.
- 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.
Tues., May 24:
- Structure and Transparency in Floral Design | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
In this creative, hands-on class, learn how to create interest and stability in an artistic styled arrangement while retaining transparency in the design.
- Fermentation Frenzy: Sauerkraut | 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Enter the world of microbes in this introductory class! You will learn about the nutritional, cultural, and practical aspects of fermenting vegetables safely in your home. This is a great class to help you understand the significance of fermentation and how to troubleshoot the simple process of making sauerkraut.
Photo © Paul g. Wiegman