L_Front-of-GPC_Harvest-Day-2016The 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!



Beginning Beekeeping Class

Spend the day with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, to learn the basics of beekeeping: equipment, hive design and construction, bee biology and behavior, bee management and bee products.

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Wild Wednesdays

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights as we learn about all things autumn this fall!


Wine Under Glass 2016

Oct. 6 – Join us for Wine Under Glass, a celebration of wine & food benefitting the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance.


2nd Wednesday Lecture: Day of the Dead with the Nat’l Museum of Mexican Art

Join us as staff from the National Museum of Mexican Art present on Dia de los Muertos.

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Open House Chicago

Take a new smartphone-guided interactive tour we are launching specifically for Open House Chicago!

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Creatures of the Night

Join us for some family fun at our annual Halloween event, Creature of the Night! We’ll have live animals, music and much more!