NOTE: All Phipps tickets must be purchased in advance, and safety protocols must be followed. Learn more about how you can join us!

October 2020

  • Fall Flower Show: The Poetry of Nature


    Vibrant colors and tranquil scenes abound at our annual Fall Flower Show: The Poetry of Nature.
  • Garden Railroad: Rails and Trails


    Join us on a locomotive journey through a marvelous miniature park in the family favorite Garden Railroad exhibit.
  • 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...
  • Virtual Explorers Academy

    September – November; SEE FULL SCHEDULE FOR DETAILS

    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 Story Time

    Wed., Oct. 28; 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

    Join us for stories, sing-alongs and fun activities you can do from home each Wednesday!
  • 2020 One Health One Planet™ Symposium

    Oct. 19 – 23; noon – 2 p.m. daily

    The 2020 virtual installment of Phipps' popular symposium series brings internationally recognized thought leaders to Pittsburgh to discuss human and environmental wellness with a focus on the topic of air quality.
  • Perfect Pairings Virtual Fall Gala

    Thurs., Oct. 29; 7:30 p.m.

    Join our upcoming virtual fall celebration! This year’s event has been reimagined to allow you to enjoy the splendor of all that Phipps has to offer from the safety of your own home.
  • Virtual RADical Days

    September – November; SEE FULL SCHEDULE FOR DETAILS

    Enjoy free, virtual events and activites from Phipps through RADical Days at Home!
  • Wild About Geometry: A Virtual Youth Art Exhibit

    Virtual Exhibit Now Open

    This exhibit features artwork made by area middle school students participating in the Phipps Fairchild Challenge. In this challenge titled Wild About Geometry, students discovered geometric shapes and repetitions in nature.
  • An Alphabet of Native Plants of Southwestern Pennsylvania: A Botanical Art Exhibit

    Now Open at Phipps and online

    Experience a new, collaborative exhibit by Phipps Botanical Art and Illustration program and Allegheny Highlands Botanical Art Society.
  • 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.
  • 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.