lily pondThe Garfield Park Conservatory is one of the largest and most stunning conservatories in the nation. Often referred to as “landscape art under glass,” the conservatory occupies approximately two acres inside, where thousands of plant species are on display throughout eight rooms in this magnificent facility. Travel through the conservatory and experience the lush flora and tropical temperatures taking you away from the hustle and bustle of Chicago. Don’t forget to visit the 12 acres of stunning outdoor gardens during the summer!

Highlights

Holiday Flower Show ‘Fire and Ice’

The 2017 Holiday Show ‘Fire and Ice’ runs from November 24, 2017 through January 7, 2018.

Inside Yoga

Free Yoga

Start your weekend with a relaxing session of yoga, surrounded by Conservatory landscapes. $5 suggested donation

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Morning Glories

Enjoy learning together with your little one during this weekly drop-in session.

Composting Demo

Stop by Garfield Park Conservatory to have all of your composting questions answered by our knowledgeable compost volunteers.

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JuiceBox Concerts

Stop by for JuiceBox performances on 1st & 3rd Saturdays, fall through spring. These free concerts are great for kids to wiggle and dance to live performances!

TALKING PLANTS: Making Kin with Our Rooted Relations

English language positions humans and nature as very separate entities. How do we talk about the natural world in a way that recognizes our interdependence on an entire living system? How do we acknowledge plants specifically as our kin?

Come have a conversation with two specialists on plants and language!

Getting Grounded Lecture

2nd Wednesday Lecture: Getting Grounded in the Global Garden

Getting Grounded in the Global Garden:  Simple Ways to Reconnect with Nature in Every Season!

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Beginning Beekeeping Class

Spend the day with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, to learn the basics of beekeeping!

Member Tour: Plants & History

Go on a guided tour of our indoor greenhouses and learn about the history, architecture connections and plants that make Garfield Park Conservatory a historical gem on the West Side.