Events & Programs

At this time, all of our in-person programming is on hold for the remainder of 2020. Please check the COVID-19 Updates page for more updated information.

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The Garfield Park Conservatory is committed to providing innovative and educational events and programs throughout the year. We offer 23 hours of free programming every week.  In addition we produce and host cultural performances, hands-on classes, unique fundraisers, educational demonstrations, and more! Peruse by content area by clicking on one of the thumbnails below, or go straight to our calendar to see what’s happening on a specific date and time.

We can’t wait to welcome you to our urban oasis!

Our Programs & Events

Calendar Highlights

Yoga Instructor posing in front of Moroccan Fountain at Garfield Park Conservatory

Virtual Yoga

Join us for a virtual yoga session from the comfort of your home!

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Ask a Master Gardener on Zoom

Have your gardening questions answered virtually by a Master Gardener!

2nd Wed Lecture: Indigenous Plants and Resources with Analú Maria Lopez

Join us for a presentation on Indigenous plants from the Chicago region, Midwest and Latin-American along with the Native American and Indigenous resources available at the Newberry Library in Chicago with Analú María López.

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Ask a Master Gardener on Zoom

Have your gardening questions answered virtually by a Master Gardener!

Yoga Instructor posing in front of Moroccan Fountain at Garfield Park Conservatory

Virtual Yoga

Join us for a virtual yoga session from the comfort of your home!

U of Illinois and Master Gardener logos

Ask a Master Gardener on Zoom

Have your gardening questions answered virtually by a Master Gardener!

Music Under Glass – Roy Kinsey: A Memoir

Black, queer, rapper, librarian Roy Kinsey is back with the follow up album to his critically acclaimed album Blackie: A Story by Roy Kinsey

U of Illinois and Master Gardener logos

Ask a Master Gardener on Zoom

Have your gardening questions answered virtually by a Master Gardener!

Yoga Instructor posing in front of Moroccan Fountain at Garfield Park Conservatory

Virtual Yoga

Join us for a virtual yoga session from the comfort of your home!