Tropical Forest Hawai‘i
Now OpenSay 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 timesPeruse 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 hoursSwitch your home electricity to 100% green power while visiting our Tropical Forest Conservatory and you can receive a free Phipps membership!
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.
Tropical Forest Hawai‘i Festival
Sat., July 8; 11 A.M. – 3 P.M.Join us for a celebration of the culture and plants of Hawai‘i! Enjoy children's activities and live entertainment, learn about plants native to Hawai‘i and more, free with Phipps admission.
Summer Short Course: Growing and Using Herbs
Wed., July 26; 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.Join Phipps and Penn State Extension for a full day of learning about growing and using herbs.
Plants, Cuisine and Culture
Select Weekdays, 7 – 8 p.m.; See Description for Full ScheduleIn this series, renowned chefs, culinary historians and authors from cultures around the world discuss how plants shaped their foodways.
Pittsburgh Botanic Garden’s Native Plants
NOW OPENEnjoy beautiful illustrations of flora growing at Pittsburgh Botanic Garden!
Now OpenA 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.