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

Drawing Desert Plants; A Virtual Senior Series

Drawing Desert Plants; A Virtual Senior Series

Photo of Dr. Humberto Boncristiani with bees in the background

Beekeeping with Dr. Humberto Boncristiani – Virtual Lecture

Join Dr. Humberto Boncristiani in a virtual discussion on beekeeping.

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!

DIY Open Terrarium with Hardy Succulents-Virtual Class

Join us for a virtual class to learn how to assemble and maintain an open terrarium with hardy succulents.

Drawing Desert Plants; A Virtual Senior Series

Drawing Desert Plants; A Virtual Senior Series

A close up of red and pink spotted poinsettias from the 2019 Winter Flower Show

2nd Wednesday Lecture: Poinsettias at the Conservatory

Learn all about poinsettias with Pedro and Peter of the Chicago Park District!

Amber, Founder of Hot Mess Yoga

Virtual Yoga with Amber

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

Drawing Desert Plants; A Virtual Senior Series

Drawing Desert Plants; A Virtual Senior Series

Amber, Founder of Hot Mess Yoga

Virtual Yoga with Amber

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