NOTE: All member and nonmember tickets must be reserved in advance, and masks are now optional but recommended. Learn more about how you can join us!

November 2022

  • Holiday Magic! Winter Flower Show and Light Garden

    Through Sun., Jan. 8

    This year's delightful Arctic Adventure theme highlights a snowy setting filled with various topiary animals, beautifully arranged poinsettias, eye-catching lights and so much more.
  • Garden Railroad: Our National Parks

    Opens Sat., Oct. 8

    Join us on a nationwide journey to experience miniature, whimsically detailed tributes to the breathtaking and beautiful National Parks of the United States.
  • Tropical Forest Hawai‘i

    Now Open

    Say aloha to the spectacular intertwining of nature and culture of Hawai‘i, one of the most ecologically diverse places on Earth, in our immersive new Tropical Forest Conservatory exhibit.
  • Adult Education at Phipps

    See description for dates and times

    Peruse our offerings for an exciting variety of fun and enriching programs on gardening, culinary arts and more to let your inspiration grow this season.
  • Make the Switch at Phipps! Green Power Drive

    Daily, noon – 5 p.m. with occasional evening hours

    Switch your home electricity to 100% green power while visiting our Tropical Forest Conservatory and you can receive a free Phipps membership!
  • Introduction to Painting Nature with Watercolor

    Thurs., Nov. 3 | 6 – 7:30 p.m.

    Join instructor Rosalie Haizlett for a guided watercolor painting lesson to study delicate florals and funky fungi.
  • Native Plant and Sustainability Conference

    Sat., Nov. 12; 9:45 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.; Phipps Special Events Hall

    The annual Native Plant and Sustainability Conference brings together national experts for an engaging one-day forum on plants, landscapes and our role as environmental stewards.
  • Poinsettias and Pointe Shoes

    Mon., Nov. 21; 4:30, 6 and 7:15 p.m.

    SOLD OUT. On Mon., Nov. 21, kick off the holiday season with two of Pittsburgh's most treasured traditions. Don’t miss this one-night-only opportunity to enjoy the botanical delights of Phipps and vignettes from Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker on the very same...
  • 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.