September 2019

  • Van Gogh in Bloom

    Open Now

    Experience the captivating work of Vincent van Gogh brought to three-dimensional life through vibrant blooms, majestic trees and hand-crafted props as recreations of his legendary paintings take center stage at Phipps this summer.
  • 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!
  • Science Engagement Week

    Sept. 14 – 21; See full schedule for details

    Join us for special activities throughout Science Engagement week highlighting the world of science both broadly and here at Phipps!
  • 5-2-1-0 Speaker Series

    Thurs., Sept. 19, Thurs., Oct. 10 and Sat., Nov. 2; See full listing for location and times

    The 5-2-1-0 Speaker Series is an opportunity to network with community members, Phipps staff and professional guest speakers who will present their important work and share the latest recommendations for how to build healthy environments for the children they serve each day.
  • Environmental Film Series: Science Fair

    Fri., Sept. 20; 7 – 9 p.m.; Botany Hall Auditorium

    This exciting monthly event invites community members to come together to view environmental films and documentaries. The series aims to use film as a platform for conversation, education and positive change.
  • Wild and Neat: The Solution to Succesful Stormwater Management Planting

    Tues., Sept. 24; 6 – 8 p.m.

    Join critically-acclaimed author and designer Claudia West for a talk on the benefits of native plant gardens for stormwater management.
  • September Public Programs

    Free with admission 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! No advance reservations are needed.
  • Discovery Programs

    Free with Admission Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Plus Additional Days As Available

    Join us for one of our weekly scheduled Discovery Programs to engage our youngest visitors with the wonders of the natural world. All programs are free with admission and require no advance registration.
  • Planets Earth

    Open Now

    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.
  • Homegrown: The Power of Community

    Now Open

    In the Center for Sustainable Landscapes Green Gallery, discover the community that has developed around Phipps' Homegrown edible garden program and see how its efforts have improved the health of families and children.
  • Tropical Forest Cuba

    Now Open

    Experience the natural beauty and culture of Cuba, one of the most biodiverse Caribbean island nations on Earth, in our immersive new Tropical Forest exhibit.
  • Nature Lab Open Hours

    Saturdays; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Except as Noted

    The revolutionary Nature Lab at Phipps is now open for you to discover. Drop in during our Saturday open hours and a graduate of our Learning for a Greener Future high school internship will show you around. No advance reservation is required.