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Spring Flower Display

Through Sunday, May 11, 2014
Hours: All Conservatory Hours
Where: Horticulture Hall
Cost: Free


The cold weather in Chicago may be here for a while, but the Garfield Park Conservatory is getting ready for spring! Azaleas and camellias will make their debut in February, and will be joined later in the spring by hydrangeas. We all need some spring cheer, so we hope you will come by to bask in the colors ... MORE INFO



Weekend in the Path of Flowers: An Ephemeral Exhibition of Japanese Flower Arranging

Saturday, May 3, 2014 10:00 am – 5:00 pm; Sunday, May 4, 2014 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Horticulture Hall
Cost: Free


The exhibition will be viewable from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday May 3, and from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday May 4. Demonstrations will be held at Noon and 2:00 pm each day. These 30-minute Ikebana demonstrations ... MORE INFO



Spring Seedling Sale

Sunday, May 4, 2014
Hours: 10:00 am - 11:00 am Members-Only Pre-Sale; 11:00 am General Public Sale (until 4:00 pm or until plants are gone)
Where: Jensen Room
Cost: Most Plants Cost Under $5


Come to the Garfield Park Conservatory to jump-start your spring with seedlings for your garden. We will have trusted staples and eclectic heirlooms. Plants include but are not limited to kale, chard, greens, squash ... MORE INFO



Beer Under Glass

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Hours: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm (5:30 pm entrance for VIP ticket holders)
Where: Throughout the Conservatory
Cost: Ticket Prices Vary


Celebrate the return of spring with the return of Beer Under Glass! This year’s Beer Under Glass will again be brought to you in partnership with the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild. Enjoy the Conservatory at night as you sip inventive brews from some of Chicagoland’s hottest craft breweries in your souvenir glass ... MORE INFO




Thursday, June 12, 2014
Hours: 6:00 pm Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres,
7:00 pm Runway show
Where: Throughout the Conservatory
Cost: See ticket prices


Fleurotica is a haute couture runway show where flowers are the fashion! All proceeds from Fleurotica support the educational and community programs of the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance. Come support the Conservatory and experience the extraordinary visions of Chicago’s amazing floral designers ... MORE INFO



Juicebox at the Garfield Park Conservatory

Select Saturdays
Hours: 11:00 am – Noon
Where: Horticulture Hall or Jensen Room
Cost: Free!


A free series of cutting-edge performances, Juicebox is geared to toddlers but is engaging for the whole family. Get your kid’s creative “juices” flowing with this free music and performance series for the stroller set ... MORE INFO



Inspired by Nature Photo Exhibit    
Hours: 9 am – 5 pm daily
Where: Community Room
Cost: Free! Just drop by!

Formerly at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the photo exhibit accompanying Julia Bachrach and Jo Ann Nathan’s book Inspired by Nature: The Garfield Park Conservatory and Chicago’s West Side is now at the Conservatory! This exhibit includes photographs ... MORE INFO


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