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May 2020

  • Summer Flower Show: The Hidden Life of Trolls

    Coming This Summer

    Join us for a magical adventure throughout the conservatory featuring massive, one-of-a-kind displays of trolls inspired by the mythological creatures found in folklore and pop culture.
  • Make the Switch at Phipps! Green Power Drive

    Mondays – Fridays, 11:30 a.m. – Close; Saturdays – Sundays All Day

    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., May 7; 6 p.m.

    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!
  • May Market

    May 8 – 9; Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    A fun family outing held just before Mother’s Day, our 84th annual May Market features a wide selection of plants, gardening accessories, handmade goods and more.
  • Brunch in Bloom

    Sun., April 12 (Easter Sunday) AND Sun., May 10 (Mother's Day); 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 2 – 3:30 p.m.

    This Easter Sunday and Mother's Day, join us to indulge in some of the freshest local, sustainable and seasonal flavors in the ‘Burgh.
  • May Public Programs

    Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m. except where noted

    Join us each Saturday and Sunday in the Tropical Forest Conservatory for interactive demonstrations, activities and speakers that will deepen your connections to the beauty and wonders of nature, all free with admission!
  • Discovery Programs

    Free with Admission Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Plus Additional Days As Available

    Join us for one of our weekly scheduled Discovery Programs to engage our youngest visitors with the wonders of the natural world. All programs are free with admission and require no advance registration.
  • 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.
  • 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.