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

Image of Natalie in toga pose

Virtual Yoga with Natalie

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

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U of I Extension Ask a Master Gardener

Have you gardening questions answered by a Master Gardener at this drop-in session!

Virtual Beekeeping Lecture with Dr. Katie Lee

Join us for a virtual presentation with bee expert Dr. Katie Lee to find out if healthy queens lead to healthy colonies!

FLEUROTICA 2021

Witness breathtaking garments made entirely from plants at our floral fashion fundraiser! We are thrilled to offer a hybrid event with options for in-person and virtual experiences. GET TICKETS WHAT […]

Image of Natalie in toga pose

Virtual Yoga with Natalie

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

U of Illinois and Master Gardener logos

U of I Extension Ask a Master Gardener

Have you gardening questions answered by a Master Gardener at this drop-in session!

Photo of printmaking Supplies including linoleum, roller, carving tools and paint. There are also two flowers in the photo, one yellow and one orange. There is a background image of green leaf prints.

Botanical Relief Printing – Virtual Art Class

Join us for a virtual 6-week botanical relief printing class!

A black and white portrait of Amanda Christine Harth. There is a photo of purple hyacinth flowers in the background

2nd Wednesday Lecture : Flowers + Scents, and the Things We Remember

Join artist and entrepreneur Amanda Christine Harth in exploring the connection of botanical fragrances and its relation to human memory

Bees on a frame

Virtual Beginning Beekeeping 2 Part Class

Learn the basics of beekeeping with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski!