October 2023

  • Fall Flower Show: Hometown Harvest

    Opens Sat., Oct. 7

    Enjoy an amazing autumn adventure full of countless chrysanthemums and fantastic features at Phipps' Fall Flower Show.
  • Garden Railroad: Pennsylvania Through the Four Seasons

    Opens Sat., Oct. 7

    Join us to explore whimsical, mini recreations of the four seasons as experienced in Pennsylvania.
  • 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!
  • Compassion, Nature and Regeneration: A Meditation, Way of Life and Discussion

    Thurs., Oct. 12; 9 – 11 a.m.

    Join a guided meditation led by American physician and Buddhist monk Barry Kerzin, personal physician to the 14th Dalai Lama, and a joint presentation with Phipps President and CEO Richard Piacentini.
  • Sensory Friendly Hour

    Mon., Oct. 16; two arrival options available 5:30 or 5:45 p.m.; Mon., Jan. 8; 5:30 p.m.

    In collaboration with the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania, Let’s Move Pittsburgh is hosting a sensory-friendly self-guided tour of Phipps, including engaging Discovery Station activities.
  • Ikebana International Exhibit

    Opens Fri., Sept. 29

    In this new exhibit in our Welcome Center Gallery, view gorgeous floral displays courtesy of the Ikebana International Pittsburgh Chapter.
  • Planets Earth

    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.