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.

Studies in Botanical Drawing Class

Studies in Botanical Drawing

Beginner/Intermediate study in drawing foundations as well as learning to draw plants from real life.

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2nd Wednesday Lecture: Edible Gardens and Climate Change

Climate change is impacted by rising levels of carbon dioxide, but how do garden practices fit into the larger picture? Breanne Heath of The Pie Patch will present on this plus how you can take action.


Seedling Sale – Cold Tolerant Crops

Get a head start on your garden this year by planting cold-season crops in April. We’ll have 16 varieties of seedlings ready to plant outside right away in the ground, raised bed, or a container garden. Including Purple & White Vienna Kohlrabi, Tendergreen Mustard-Spinach, Bright Lights Swiss Chard, Italian Flat Parsley, and Red Winter Kale. […]

Earth Day 2017: NOT A HOAX

The Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance, Land and Sea Dept., and Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) are excited to partner on a special Earth Day celebration on April 22! The party will feature drinks, food and music curated by Land and Sea Dept., alongside environmental programming with on focus on climate change from NRDC.

Beer Under Glass 2017

Buy Tickets Beer Under Glass 2017 | Thursday, May 18, 2017 Join us for the kick-off event to Chicago Craft Beer Week! Celebrate the continuation of warm weather with our 8th annual Beer Under Glass! This year’s Beer Under Glass will again be brought to you by the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance (GPCA) in partnership […]