August 2018

  • Summer Flower Show: Gardens of Sound and Motion

    Now Open

    Look and listen as spectacular interactive soundscapes, visual art and kinetic motion installations bring our stunning Summer Flower Show to life.
  • Butterfly Forest

    Open Now Through Mon., Sept. 3

    Watch as gorgeous butterflies emerge from their chrysalises to flutter among the blooms. One may even land on you!
  • 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.
  • Member Bring-a-Friend Day

    Mon., Aug. 6; 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    On this special day, we invite Phipps members to treat a nonmember guest to the serenity and beauty of Phipps free of charge. Give someone special a day to remember!
  • August Public Programs

    Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m.

    Grow your garden know-how by attending a free-with-admission class. From hydroponics to healthy eating for kids and essential oils to planning your 2019 garden, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.
  • Discovery Programs

    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.
  • 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.