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. 4 – 25, 1956

This year’s very special show, presented in cooperation with the National Chrysanthemum Society, featured each of the nine classes of chrysanthemums in a variety of displays based on Pittsburgh’s past, present and future.


Sunken Garden

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Victoria Room

Fall Flower Show 1956: The Pittsburgh Story

East Room

Fall Flower Show 1956: The Pittsburgh Story

Cloister Garden

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South Conservatory

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Modern Room

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Cottage Room

Fall Flower Show 1956: The Pittsburgh Story

Serpentine Room

Fall Flower Show 1956: The Pittsburgh Story