June 2017

  • SUPER. NATURAL. Glass Art by Jason Gamrath

    Opens Sat., May 6

    Following in the footsteps of blockbuster Phipps glass exhibits by Dale Chihuly and Hans Godo Fräbel, Jason Gamrath brings a new twist to the art form, creating remarkably accurate botanical pieces on a massive scale, standing from six to 14 feet tall.
  • Butterfly Forest

    Opens Sat., April 22

    Watch as gorgeous butterflies emerge from their chrysalises to flutter among the blooms. One may even land on you!
  • June Public Programs

    Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m.

    Grow your garden know-how by attending a free-with-admission class. From bouquets to birds and gardens to vermicomposting, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.
  • Discovery Programs

    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.
  • SEED Classroom and Observational Beehive Open Hours

    Saturdays; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    Phipps' revolutionary new SEED Classroom and observational beehive are now open for you to discover. Drop in during our Saturday open hours and a graduate of our Learning for a Greener Future high school internship will show you around. No advance reservation is required.
  • Tropical Forest Congo

    Open Now

    Explore our all-new exhibit featuring some of Africa’s lushest landscapes. See botanical specimens never before showcased at Phipps and discover how indigenous peoples use plants to sustain and enrich their lives.