Groups can take part in these hands-on activities or demonstrations, available on a seasonal basis. To learn more about these opportunities and to schedule your group experience, call 614.715.8018 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guided tours must be booked at least one week in advance of your visit and can be customized to your group’s specific interests.
Group ticket rate applies plus $25 per 20 people.
Wood Fired Pizza
Learn about traditional Neapolitan-style pizza during this hands-on culinary experience. Choose from a variety of gourmet toppings and prepare your own pie to be cooked in the Conservatory’s outdoor pizza oven. Enjoy with a simple salad.
Cost: $35 per person; add wine: $45 per person. Includes Conservatory admission.
Pastas & Sauces
Begin your experience with a classic antipasti platter filled with cheeses, olives and seasonal vegetables. Then head into the kitchen for this hands-on experience of making homemade pasta with a classic Italian braised meat sauce. Sit down and enjoy the meal you prepared of garden fresh salad, and handmade pasta and sauce, all topped with Parmigiana Reggiano. Saluti!
Cost: $35 per person; add wine: $45 per person.
Tapas and Sangrias
This culinary experience will take you from the Conservatory straight to the bustling urban plazas of Spain. Meet and mingle with your group while you create a sensational Spanish tapas menu. Start with a refreshing sangria filled with fresh fruit. While you sip on your creation, jump in and prepare a variety of five classic Spanish finger foods, including patatas bravas, Spanish tortilla, seasonal small bites of skewers, all paired with Marcona almonds and Manchego cheese.
Cost: $45 per person; without Sangria: $35 per person.
Adopt a Butterfly
Adopt a butterfly, then release it into the Pacific Island Water Garden to watch it take its first flight.
Cost: $20 per person, includes Conservatory admission. March–September.
Design Your Own Ornament
Working with a professional glass blower, each group member will create a glass ornament in the Hot Shop. Allow 15 minutes per participant. Ornaments will be available for pick-up the following day.
Cost: $50 per person, includes Conservatory admission. April–December.