Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m.
February Public Programs

Grow your garden know-how by attending a free-with-admission program.

Join us each Saturday and Sunday in the Tropical Forest Conservatory for interactive demonstrations, activities and speakers that will deepen your connections to the beauty and wonders of nature, all free with admission! Make an origami creation, learn about orchids, meet a scientist, sample delicious healthy foods and more with Phipps’ team of experts and partners. See the full schedule below to explore all Phipps has to offer and make plans to visit. Public programs are held at 1:30 p.m. except where noted.

Healthy Eating for Kids | Let’s Move Pittsburgh
Sat., Feb. 2 | 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Advanced Orchid Growing | Demetria Marsh
Sat., Feb. 2

Bonsai | Kevin Haughey
Sun., Feb. 3

Tropical Forest Cuba Festival
Sat., Feb. 9 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Orchid Repotting | Tim Choltco
Sun., Feb. 10

Meet a Scientist | Science Communication Fellows
Sat., Feb. 16 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Bonsai | Dave Metzgar
Sun., Feb. 17

Sneaky Seductive Orchids | Demetria Marsh
Sat., Feb. 23

Origami | Origami Club of Pittsburgh
Sun., Feb. 24

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman, Phil Johnson II

More Events You’ll Enjoy

  • UPMC Health Plan Family Fun Fest

    Sat., April 27; 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    At this one-day-only event, enjoy special activities from UPMC Health Plan and Let’s Move Pittsburgh throughout the conservatory, including games, crafts, healthy lifestyle tips and more.
  • Make the Switch at Phipps! Green Power Drive

    Mondays – Fridays, 11:30 a.m. – Close; Saturdays – Sundays All Day

    Switch your home electricity to 100% green power while visiting our Tropical Forest Conservatory and you can receive a free Phipps membership!
  • March Public Programs

    Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m. except where noted

    Join us each Saturday and Sunday in the Tropical Forest Conservatory for interactive demonstrations, activities and speakers that will deepen your connections to the beauty and wonders of nature, all free with admission!