Events & Programs

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

Cancelled – Wild Wednesdays

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights!

Cancelled – Composting Demo

Stop by Garfield Park Conservatory to have all of your composting questions answered by our knowledgeable compost volunteers.

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Cancelled – JuiceBox Concerts

JuiceBox concerts are great for kids to wiggle and dance to live performances! Typically 1st & 3rd Saturdays, check the calendar for dates.

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Cancelled – Fiddleheads

Spend part of your weekend learning and playing at the Conservatory!

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Ask A Master Gardener – Online Option

Ask a Master Gardener has an online form you can use to ask your gardening questions!

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Cancelled – Fiddleheads

Spend part of your weekend learning and playing at the Conservatory!

Postponed: Natural Pigments & Dyes

Natural Pigments & Dyes: A Dynamic 6-Week Course

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Cancelled – Morning Glories

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

Cancelled – Wild Wednesdays

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights!