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

Wild Wednesdays

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights!

Bees on a frame

Beginning Beekeeping Class

Spend the day with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, to learn the basics of beekeeping!

2018 Plant Sale

Members Only Annual Plant Sale

Shop our Member’s Only Annual Plant Sale to stock up on plants!

Composting Demo

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

kids' activity

Fiddleheads

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

kids' activity

Fiddleheads

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

ferns

Morning Glories

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

Wild Wednesdays

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights!

Close-up of succulent terrarium plants and rocks

Intro to Open Terrariums with Succulents

Join us for for an introductory, hands-on class on open terrariums for adults!