November 2017

  • SUPER. NATURAL. Glass Art by Jason Gamrath

    Open Daily 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and until 10 p.m. on Fridays

    Experience the must-see show that critics are calling “breathtaking” and “out of this world,” where glass sculptures mesmerize — from a striking Venus fly trap to stunning orchids up to 14 feet tall.
  • Native Edible Plants: A Botanical Art Exhibit

    Opens Fri., Sept. 1

    On display in our Welcome Center gallery, this collection of work from students of our Botanical Art and Illustration program highlights native edible plants of southwestern Pennsylvania.
  • Party in the Tropics

    Fridays, Sept. 8, Oct. 6 and Nov. 3; 7 – 11 p.m. (Ages 21+)

    Make our paradise your own as you indulge in sweet and savory morsels, taste unique cocktails, and dance to the beats of a live DJ in our Tropical Forest Conservatory. Entry is free with Conservatory admission.
  • November Public Programs

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

    How does your garden grow? With our free-with-admission classes! From natural knitting to biodiversity, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.
  • Discovery Programs

    Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 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.
  • SEED Classroom and Observational Beehive Open Hours

    Saturdays; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    Phipps' revolutionary new SEED Classroom and observational beehive are 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.
  • Tropical Forest Congo

    Open Now

    Explore our all-new exhibit featuring some of Africa’s lushest landscapes. See botanical specimens never before showcased at Phipps and discover how indigenous peoples use plants to sustain and enrich their lives.