NOTE: All member and nonmember tickets must be reserved in advance, and masks are strongly recommended for all guests and required for unvaccinated guests ages 2 and up. Learn more about how you can join us!


October 2021

  • Fall Flower Show: Happy Troll‑O‑Ween!

    Opens Sat., Oct. 9

    Join a boo-tanical bash that delights and frights with Fall Flower Show: Happy Troll-O-Ween!
  • Garden Railroad: Bridges and Tunnels

    Opens Sat., Oct. 9

    Join us on a locomotive journey through a delightful miniature display of the bridges, tunnels and inclines of western Pennsylvania and beyond at this all-new Garden Railroad exhibit!
  • Online Classes for Adults

    See description for dates and times

    Now some of our most popular courses are available to attend from the comfort of your own home. Peruse our offerings for an exciting variety of fun and enriching programs on vegetable gardening, orchid care and more to let your inspiration grow. Enrolled students will receive a...
  • 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!
  • Virtual Biophilia: Pittsburgh

    Thurs., Oct. 7; 6 p.m. (EST) | 3 p.m. (PST)

    Biophilia: Pittsburgh meets monthly to discuss how citizens can strengthen the bond between people and nature through education and action. Registration is required but events are free to attend. Join the conversation!
  • Virtual Explorers Academy

    SEE FULL SCHEDULE FOR DETAILS

    Explore an all-new series of virtual programs for children ages 4 – 18 from the amazing child educators at Phipps. Topics include wildlife exploration, creative movement and a healthy family cooking series.
  • Climate Educator Happy Hour

    Wednesdays; 4 – 5 p.m.

    Join Phipps, Communitopia and Green Building Alliance for a happy hour series for educators interested in meeting others who are also teaching about climate change.
  • Ikebana International Exhibit

    Open Sept. 28 – Oct. 29

    In this new exhibit in our Welcome Center Gallery, view displays from all five schools of Ikebana International.
  • 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.
  • 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.