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 with Natalie from the comfort of your home!

The Serenity hero image is on a dark green background with a grouping of various flowers, branches, pine cones, and leaves. The text says "Serenity Winter Flower Show" and "Garfield Park Conservatory November 24-January 9, 2022"

Serenity: Winter Flower Show

The Winter Flower Show, Serenity, evokes a feeling of tranquility to remind visitors that the natural world is a great source of calm amidst the hectic season.

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!

The Serenity hero image is on a dark green background with a grouping of various flowers, branches, pine cones, and leaves. The text says "Serenity Winter Flower Show" and "Garfield Park Conservatory November 24-January 9, 2022"

Serenity: Winter Flower Show

The Winter Flower Show, Serenity, evokes a feeling of tranquility to remind visitors that the natural world is a great source of calm amidst the hectic season.

The Serenity hero image is on a dark green background with a grouping of various flowers, branches, pine cones, and leaves. The text says "Serenity Winter Flower Show" and "Garfield Park Conservatory November 24-January 9, 2022"

Serenity: Winter Flower Show

The Winter Flower Show, Serenity, evokes a feeling of tranquility to remind visitors that the natural world is a great source of calm amidst the hectic season.

Side by Side photos of Barnali Ghost and a Douglas Iris. The flower is purple. Barnali is also dressed in purple to mimic the flower

2nd Wed Lecture – Barnali Ghosh: Flower Mimicry, Serenity & Transformation

Join us to hear about how Barnali Ghosh has been using fabrics and dance forms from India to help us see native plants in a different light, and get an insight into the inspiration and DIY process behind these stunning looks.

The Serenity hero image is on a dark green background with a grouping of various flowers, branches, pine cones, and leaves. The text says "Serenity Winter Flower Show" and "Garfield Park Conservatory November 24-January 9, 2022"

Serenity: Winter Flower Show

The Winter Flower Show, Serenity, evokes a feeling of tranquility to remind visitors that the natural world is a great source of calm amidst the hectic season.

Winter Wellness Walk at Garfield Park Conservatory text over a photo of an evergreens leaves

Guided Wellness Walk @ Garfield Park Conservatory

Treat yourself to an encounter with nature that will awaken your senses and renew your bonds with the natural world.

The Serenity hero image is on a dark green background with a grouping of various flowers, branches, pine cones, and leaves. The text says "Serenity Winter Flower Show" and "Garfield Park Conservatory November 24-January 9, 2022"

Serenity: Winter Flower Show

The Winter Flower Show, Serenity, evokes a feeling of tranquility to remind visitors that the natural world is a great source of calm amidst the hectic season.