Events & Programs

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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.

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Our Programs & Events

Calendar Highlights

In four quadrants, photographs of four youth with colorful patterned backgrounds with the text Face Forward Project overlayed.

The Face Forward Exhibit

Check out the Face Forward Project Exhibit now showing in the Community Room at Garfield Park Conservatory.

Small bonsai tree in blue pot with white background

Chicago Bonsai Club

Learn about the ancient art of growing bonsai from the Chicago Bonsai Club at this drop-in session!

In four quadrants, photographs of four youth with colorful patterned backgrounds with the text Face Forward Project overlayed.

The Face Forward Exhibit

Check out the Face Forward Project Exhibit now showing in the Community Room at Garfield Park Conservatory.

In four quadrants, photographs of four youth with colorful patterned backgrounds with the text Face Forward Project overlayed.

The Face Forward Exhibit

Check out the Face Forward Project Exhibit now showing in the Community Room at Garfield Park Conservatory.

a photo of the outside of the conservatory. Many green plants and orange flowers.

Tree ID Walk – Spring (Bilingual-English/Spanish)

Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter – learn about city trees throughout the seasons with Openlands.

In four quadrants, photographs of four youth with colorful patterned backgrounds with the text Face Forward Project overlayed.

The Face Forward Exhibit

Check out the Face Forward Project Exhibit now showing in the Community Room at Garfield Park Conservatory.

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!

In four quadrants, photographs of four youth with colorful patterned backgrounds with the text Face Forward Project overlayed.

The Face Forward Exhibit

Check out the Face Forward Project Exhibit now showing in the Community Room at Garfield Park Conservatory.

Two images. The image on the left is of a collage. The image on the right is a drawing of the collage on the left

Art Workshop – Illustrated Collage and Natural History

Join us for an evening of art making and exploring memories, landscapes & ecosystems