NOTE: Masks are required for all guests ages 2 and up, and all member and nonmember tickets must be reserved in advance. Learn more about how you can join us!

January 2022

  • Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: An Ocean of Color

    Opens Sat., Jan. 15

    Wash away the winter blues with a sea of all-star specimens from Phipps’ fantastic orchid and bonsai collections.
  • Garden Railroad: Bridges and Tunnels


    Join us on a locomotive journey through a delightful miniature display of the bridges, tunnels and inclines of western Pennsylvania and beyond at this all-new Garden Railroad exhibit!
  • Festive Nights of Winter Lights

    Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 14 – 29; 5 – 10 p.m.

    Take another walk through the dazzling light displays in our Outdoor and Children's Discovery Gardens while our indoor spaces showcase orchids, bonsai and more.
  • Online Classes for Adults

    See description for dates and times

    Now some of our most popular courses are available to attend from the comfort of your own home. Peruse our offerings for an exciting variety of fun and enriching programs on vegetable gardening, orchid care and more to let your inspiration grow. Enrolled students will receive a...
  • Make the Switch at Phipps! Green Power Drive

    Daily, noon – 5 p.m. with occasional evening hours

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


    Explore an all-new series of virtual programs for children ages 4 – 18 from the amazing child educators at Phipps. Topics include wildlife exploration, creative movement and a healthy family cooking series.
  • Virtual Native Plant Sale

    Order Now through Mon., March 28

    For the first time, guests are able to order from a curated selection of native plants on our website! This sale features ten plants native to our region that have all been selected as Phipps Sustainable Plants. Order now for pickup the first week of May!
  • Virtual Native Plant and Sustainability Conference

    Thurs., Jan. 27; 1 – 4 p.m.

    The annual Native Plant and Sustainability Conference brings together national experts for an engaging forum on plants, landscapes and our role as environmental stewards.
  • Planets Earth

    Virtual Exhibit Now Open

    A dynamic exhibit at the Center for Sustainable Landscapes addresses the pressing environmental issues of our time and proposes a new way of thinking about how to solve them.
  • Ikebana International Exhibit

    Open Jan. 14 – Feb. 15

    In this new exhibit in our Welcome Center Gallery, view displays from two schools of ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, courtesy of the Ikebana International Pittsburgh Chapter.