UPDATE: Phipps will reopen to members on Sat., June 6 and to the public on Sat., June 13. All tickets must be purchased in advance, and new safety protocols are required. Learn more about how you can join us!

Nov. 7 –28, 1948

“Visit the beautiful illuminated mum show at Phipps Conservatory,” trumpeted the newspaper ad campaign for this year’s show, with unique features including a Thanksgiving room with a Puritan theme and a football room with goal posts, a field and a chrysanthemum football.


Palm Court

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Victoria Room

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Cloister Garden

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South Conservatory

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Old-Fashioned Room

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Serpentine Room

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Photos courtesy of Heinz History Center