Calendar

Each Sunday of the month is learning time at the Conservatory, where our popular Plants and People program offers something for children, adults, and families. Join us, for workshops, demonstrations, exhibits, and more! 

The Conservatory is open Wed. – Sun. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

October 1 – Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Ask a Master Gardener.” Find out how to keep your plants happy and thriving. A Master Gardener from the University of Maryland Extension Service will be on site to answer all of your gardening questions. Free, though a $5 per person donation is encouraged.

October 8 – Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Exploration Station.” Elementary-aged children and youth experience fun and educational hands-on horticulture activities. Free, though a $5 per person donation is encouraged.

October 15 – Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Sprouts.” Introduce your pre-k and early elementary-aged children to the world of plants with a craft activity. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Free, though a $5 per person donation is encouraged.

October 19 – Greenhouse Gallery Auction, 7:30 – 5:30 p.m. Presented in partnership with K. Hamill Fine Art, a portion of the proceeds benefit the Conservatory. Driven by a mission to place Baltimore art in Baltimore spaces, K. Hamill Fine Art specializes in emerging artists. Any art purchased may be picked up after the closing of the exhibition. Details coming soon. 

October 20 – 29 – Greenhouse Gallery Exhibition, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.  Presented in partnership with K. Hamill Fine Art, a portion of the proceeds benefit the Conservatory. Driven by a mission to place Baltimore art in Baltimore spaces, K. Hamill Fine Art specializes in emerging artists. Any art purchased may be picked up after the closing of the exhibition. Details coming soon.

October 22 – Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Science Demonstration.” Join Dr. Alan Stone for demonstrations and items on display. Explore the interconnections between plants, science, and even engineering. Explore the science behind the plants with Dr. Stone! Bring your curiosity to the conservatory, and discover the interconnection between plants and people in our everyday world.

October 28 – Doors Open Baltimore, presented by the American Institute of Architects.

October 29 – Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Free Guided Tours of the Conservatory.” Admission donations are still greatly appreciated. Bring your curious minds to learn about worldwide plant ecosystems for a virtual trip around the world and through history! Learn about the Victorian-era glass house, while exploring plants from tropical, Mediterranean, and desert biomes. Join us for an in-depth look at our collection of plants, and experience first-hand their connections and contributions to the food, medicines, and economic vitality of our Earth. Don’t miss out – free guided tours happen only four times a year!

 

 

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