Events & Programs

At this time, all of our in-person programming is on hold for the remainder of 2020. 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. 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

Yoga Instructor posing in front of Moroccan Fountain at Garfield Park Conservatory

Virtual Yoga

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

3 succulents in pots with small cuttings next to them

Intro to Winter Growing Succulents: Care & Propagation – Virtual Class

Join Emilia Arellano, GPCA’s Greenhouse Coordinator, for a virtual class on easy care succulents that grow actively in the winter!

Nature Journaling: Virtual Class, Senior Series

Nature Journaling: Virtual Class, Senior Series

Music Under Glass, D-Composed Presents D-Compressed: A Time for Healing

D-Composed is a Chicago-based chamber music experience that honors Black creativity and culture through the music of Black composers.

Amber, Founder of Hot Mess Yoga

Virtual Yoga at GPC with Amber

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

Nature Journaling: Virtual Class, Senior Series

Nature Journaling: Virtual Class, Senior Series

Randy Oliver holding up a frame of bees.

Virtual Q & A with Beekeeping Expert Randy Oliver

Join us for a virtual beekeeping Q & A session with Randy Oliver!

Conservatory Entrance Autumn View

Tree ID Walk – Fall

Join this virtual walk around the Conservatory grounds and learn about trees!

Yoga Instructor posing in front of Moroccan Fountain at Garfield Park Conservatory

Virtual Yoga with Natalie

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