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. No advance reservations are needed.
Healthy Eating for Kids | Let’s Move Pittsburgh
Sat., Jan. 4 | 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Conifer Identification | Cyndi Fink
Sat., Jan. 4
Bundle up for Fresh Flower Arrangements | Chris Holt
Sun., Jan. 5
Meet a Scientist | Science Communications Fellows
Sat., Jan. 11 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Origami | Origami Club of Pittsburgh
Sun., Jan. 12 | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Wonderful World of Orchids | Demetria Marsh
Sat., Jan. 18
Bonsai | Dave Metzgar
Sun., Jan. 19 | Serpentine Room
What Is an Orchid? | Tim Choltco
Sat., Jan. 25
Bonsai | Bob Dietz
Sun., Jan. 26 | Serpentine Room
Photos © Paul g. Wiegman, Phil Johnson II
More Events You’ll Enjoy
Opens Sat., Jan 18Blast off into a galaxy of garden goodness in this stellar new show as you enjoy the colors and shapes of hundreds of otherworldly orchids and our cosmic collection of tropical bonsai.