This Week at Phipps: Sept. 14 – 20, 2015
Sep 14

This Week at Phipps: Sept. 14 – 20, 2015

By Phipps Conservatory

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 are free with Phipps admission and require no advance registration unless noted otherwise. 

Open Daily:

  • Summer Flower Show
    Discover the vibrant hues, tantalizing textures and strange shapes of some of Earth’s most weird and wonderful botanical specimens.
  • Tropical Forest Congo
    Explore some of Africa’s lushest landscapes and see botanical specimens never before showcased at Phipps.

  • Rugged Grace: Works by Heeyoung Kim
    Watch as contemporary botanical artist Heeyoung Kim explores the under-appreciated beauty and decreasing populations of native plants.

  • Bee-Beneficial Natives
    Now on display in the Center for Sustainable Landscapes atrium, this gallery highlights plants in the surrounding landscape that are beneficial to bees

Wed., Sept. 16:

  • Story Time  |  10:30 – 11 a.m. and 1 – 1:30 p.m.
    Kids will love listening to our storytellers weave tales about gardens, fruits, vegetables, animals and other fun topics.

  • Farmers at Phipps  |  2:30 – 6:30 p.m.  |  Free to the public
    Visit our sustainably managed front lawn to browse organic and Certified Naturally Grown fruits, vegetables and more from local farms.

Fri., Sept. 18:

Sat., Sept. 19:

  • SEED Classroom Open Hours  |  11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Drop in and discover the inner workings of the modular, non-toxic SEED Classroom, our revolutionary new learning space
  • Meet a Scientist  |  1:30 p.m.
    Meet a scientist in person and ask about his or her work.

Sun., Sept. 20: