This Week at Phipps: May 9 – 15
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 | OPENING SAT., May 14
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.
Thurs., May 12:
- Simple food: Using the Pantry: Farro Summer Salad and Roasted Chicken | 6 – 8 p.m.
Join Mark Snyder to discuss the importance of a well-stocked pantry as the foundation to getting started in the kitchen and prepare a fresh Farro Salad with Shallots and Parsley served with Herb Roasted Chicken.
- Virtual Members-Only Education Class: Monet’s Flowers in Botanical Art | 7 – 8 p.m.
In partnership with Carnegie Mellon University’s Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Phipps members will have the exciting opportunity to see botanical art collections that embrace both scientific accuracy and the artistic proficiency, all while celebrating the beauty of flowers.
Photo © Paul g. Wiegman