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!

April 2023

  • Spring Flower Show: Five Senses of Splendor


    Awaken your senses with endless beauty, bright colors and exciting features in Phipps' Spring Flower Show.
  • 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!
  • Story Time

    WEDNESDAYS; 10:30 A.M. AND 1 P.M.

    Kids will love visiting Phipps to listen to our storyteller weave tales about gardens, animals and other fun topics. Open to the first 40 ticketed participants (whether children or guardians) and must be booked in advance using our online ticketing system.
  • Let’s Move Pittsburgh: Cooking for Life Series

    Select Dates through Jun. 6

    The Cooking for Life Series was built to connect individuals and families to easy garden to table recipes. Join the Let’s Move Pittsburgh Team to learn tips for staying healthy and eating local produce seasonally through the many different phases of life.
  • Used Orchid Sale

    SAT., APRIL 1; 10 A.M. – 1 P.M.

    Take home a piece of Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: Origin Stories in our Used Orchid Sale. Come early for the best selection!
  • Used Bulb Sale

    THURS., APRIL 13; 3 – 6 P.M. and SAT., APRIL 22; 9:30 – 11:30 A.M.

    Take a piece of Spring Flower Show home with you by participating in one of our annual sales. Come early for the best selection!
  • Waste Not Dinner

    Fri., April 14; 6:30 p.m.

    Enjoy an inspiring, delightful gourmet meal that takes a fresh look at foods too good to waste. Each plate of this abundant four-course meal takes an ingredient that is often overlooked or discarded and transforms it into an innovative, flavorful dish.
  • Rooted in Community: Backyard Garden Forum

    Fri., April 21; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    Join us for a one-day forum on successful growing techniques to kick off the vegetable gardening season!
  • Compassion, Nature and Regeneration: A Meditation, Way of Life and Discussion

    Thurs., April 27; 9:30 a.m. – noon

    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.
  • Ikebana International Exhibit

    Open March 17 – April 18

    In this new exhibit in our Welcome Center Gallery, view gorgeous floral displays courtesy of the Ikebana International Pittsburgh Chapter.
  • The Plants and Animals of Hawai‘i: : A Youth Art Exhibition

    Open Now

    In the CSL Green Gallery, enjoy the artwork of native or endemic Hawaiian species created by Phipps Fairchild Students.
  • 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.