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

kids' activity

Fiddleheads

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

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Morning Glories

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

Natural Pigments & Dyes: Senior Series

In an 8-week series, participants will learn the fundamentals of natural dyeing- the process, the materials (fibers), and the plants. For ages 55+.

Bee Demo

Learn about bees and beekeeping from our volunteers and head beekeeper!

Wild Wednesdays

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights!

Lester Rey

Music Under Glass: Lester Rey

Join us on the 4th Wednesday of July through October to enjoy free live music in our next installment of Music Under Glass.

Composting Demo

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

Bee Demo

Learn about bees and beekeeping from our volunteers and head beekeeper!

kids' activity

Fiddleheads

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