Events & Programs

At this time, all of our in-person programming is on hold. 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. 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

Multi color floral background with text Spring Flower Show Saturation Garfield Park Conservatory February 27 to May 9 2021

Spring Flower Show: Saturation

Spring Flower Show: Saturation runs February 27 – May 9.

Pigment Exploration and the Natural Environment – Virtual Class

Art Class focused on painting, staining, and dyeing with tea, natural pigments, and inks. Students will also practice creative writing.

Photo of Najee-Zaid Searcy

2nd Wed Lecture – Nature and Creativity: Demystifying Public Programming and Art-Making with Najee-Zaid Searcy

Join Najee-Zaid Searcy in a discussion about ecological art and consciousness, nature based play, informal practice and art vs. creativity.

Amber, Founder of Hot Mess Yoga

Virtual Yoga with Amber

Join Amber for this yoga flow 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!

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

Virtual Yoga with Natalie

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

a photo of the outside of the conservatory. Many green plants and orange flowers.

Virtual Tree ID Walk – Spring

Join this virtual walk around the Conservatory grounds to learn about trees!

Amber, founder of Hot Mess Yoga

Virtual Yoga with Amber

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

Amber, Founder of Hot Mess Yoga

Virtual Yoga with Amber

Join Amber for this yoga flow session from the comfort of your home!