Events & Programs

The Garfield Park Conservatory is committed to providing innovative and educational events and programs throughout the year. We have free activities, 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

Artist in Residence Program

We are now accepting submissions for one Chicago-based artist for our Fall 2017 Artist in Residence program, funded by the Albert Pick Jr Fund.

ferns

Morning Glories

Enjoy learning together with your little one during this weekly drop-in session.

Water Lily Pond

2nd Wednesday Lecture: Tropical Water Lilies

Enjoy Garfield Park Conservatory’s water lily garden? In this talk you’ll learn the basics of water lily growing including a history, sources and resources.

Goats on a Log at Garfield Park Conservatory

Goat Yoga at GPC

Our May session of Goat Yoga sold out quickly so we added a June date!

palm trees

Poetry Among the Palms

June 29th – Join us for a family-friendly evening of nature-inspired poetry as we listen, write and read poetry among the palms.