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!


Spring Flower Show: Spring Training

The 2017 Spring Flower Show is honoring the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs while giving visitors sights and smells of a glorious blooming Chicago spring.

kids' activity


Spend part of your weekend learning and playing at the Conservatory with our trained Nature Education TEachers! Kids will discover the natural world as they explore our expansive gardens!

Urban Agroecology: Ecosystem-based Food Production for Cities Class Series

This 6 class series includes a theoretical background, and skill focused, hands-on classes taught by renowned educator Nance Klehm.

Holi Celebration of Colors

2nd Wednesday Lecture: Holi

The 2nd Wednesday Lecture for March teams up with the Indo-American Heritage Museum to celebrate Holi, the festival of colors from India which marks the arrival of spring and new energies.

Best of Black Harvest - 70 Acres in Chicago Film

Best of Black Harvest Film Festival at the Garfield Park Conservatory

The Gene Siskel Film Center and the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance invite Chicago residents to experience Black Harvest Film Festival highlights from past years.

Fleurotica show 2017


FLEUROTICA, the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance’s innovative floral fashion show, will be presented at the Evening in Bloom gala, on Friday, March 17, 2017, at Navy Pier. The annual Evening in Bloom is the preview party for “Chicago’s Blooming!” – the 2017 Chicago Flower & Garden Show.