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Endangered ‘Rotting Flesh Flower’ Blooming At Franklin Park Conservatory (July 01, 2020) An endangered and famously fascinating plant species, the titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum) is about to bloom at Franklin Park Conservatory for the first time in the Conservatory's recorded history. View More...
Chihuly Nights Returns To The Conservatory (June 24, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will offer four additional viewings of Chihuly Nights on Saturday, July 11, August 8, September 12, and October 10 from 7-10 PM each night. View More...
Paul Busse Model Trains Arrive At Franklin Park Conservatory (June 18, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is celebrating its return from a long, three-month closure with an exhibition that is sure to stop visitors in their tracks. From July 1, 2020 to January 6, 2021 and in celebration of the 125th year of the historic John F. Wolfe Palm House, the Paul Busse’s model train displays will take over the outdoor gardens of the Grand Mallway on a scale never before seen at the Conservatory. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory To Reopen June 13 (June 05, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will reopen its operations to visitors on Saturday, June 13. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Supports Resolution Declaring Racism as a Public Health Crisis (June 02, 2020) At its core, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ mission is to improve quality of life and connect the community. As part of that mission, we are supporting the resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. View More...
Chihuly Collection To Remain On Permanent View At Franklin Park Conservatory (May 15, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is pleased to announce its collection of Chihuly artwork—the largest private collection of Chihuly artwork in a botanical garden—will remain on permanent view. View More...
2020 Bash at the Barn Canceled (May 08, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has canceled the 2020 Bash at the Barn fundraising event. The decision was made due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Launches Virtual Experiences (April 22, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ vision is a world that celebrates nature as essential to the human experience. This vision is as important now as ever. The Conservatory is striving to continue the spirit of staying connected to nature -- digitally. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory To Remain Closed Through May 31 (April 06, 2020) Following recommendations from federal and state officials for the COVID-19 pandemic, and out of concern for our employees and guests, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will continue its closure through May 31. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory’s Hat Day Rescheduled (March 20, 2020) Following recommendations from federal, state and county officials, and out of concern for our employees and guests, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has moved its annual Hat Day fundraiser from Friday, May 1 to Friday, September 11. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Closing To Public Amid COVID-19 Pandemic (March 13, 2020) In response to COVID-19, the Franklin Park Conservatory will be closed to the public for three weeks starting Friday, March 13. The health and safety of our visitors and staff is our top priority, and this decision was made in alignment with official health and government recommendations. View More...
Butterflies Take Flight For Spring At The Conservatory (March 10, 2020) The 26th year of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens iconic Blooms & Butterflies begins on Sunday, March 14th. Stunning butterflies and colorful blooms will fill the tropical Pacific Islands Water Garden biome until Sunday, July 5th. The exhibition is shorter than in the past; however, the experience has not changed otherwise and will be as enchanting as every other year. View More...
Celebrate Valentine’s Day At Franklin Park Conservatory (February 06, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory’s annual Valentine’s Day event returns Friday, February 14 from 6-10pm. New this year, gourmet small bites will be paired with wine to create a more intimate tasting experience. The romantic evening begins with a glass of champagne, followed by five food pairings prepared by the Conservatory’s executive chef, stationed throughout the indoor plant collections. View More...
Wedding Showcase Kicks Off Wedding Planning Season (January 16, 2020) First comes love, then comes engagement, then comes the Wedding Showcase at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. January 24th from 6-9pm, the Wedding Showcase is a unique opportunity for couples to meet select vendors while enjoying gourmet hors d’oeuvres, wine and bubbly samples, cakes and cocktails – right here at central Ohio’s premier wedding venue. View More...
Orchid Show Celebrates 125 Years Of Iconic Glasshouses (January 10, 2020) This year’s Orchids exhibition at Franklin Park Conservatory kicks off a year-long celebration of the 125th anniversary of two historic glasshouses: John F. Wolfe Palm House and Dorothy M. Davis Showhouse. View More...
Conservatory Aglow Features World-Renowned Artists (November 14, 2019) Conservatory Aglow is bigger and brighter than ever as artists of international acclaim are incorporated into the show, including a full-scale exhibition of work by Dale Chihuly and an interactive light sculpture by Jen Lewin. These installations accompany familiar holiday favorites – such as poinsettia trees, a rainbow tunnel, the gingerbread competition and more – from 10am-9pm Nov. 16-Jan. 4 and 10am-5pm on Jan. 5 View More...
Trick Or Treat At The Boo-tanical Gardens Gardens Returns Oct. 26-27 (October 21, 2019) Families are invited to enjoy two days of trick-or-treating at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens 10am-5pm Oct. 26-27. View More...
A New Fall Festival Lights Up The Nights At Franklin Park Conservatory (October 10, 2019) Fall nights will be brighter than ever at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens with Pumpkin Nights, the Conservatory’s first-ever fall festival of jack-o-lanterns, live entertainment and after-dark art exhibitions. This brand new experience will be open 5-9pm Oct. 17-20 and 24-27, 2019. View More...
Harvest Blooms Returns With All New Experience: Pumpkin Nights (September 16, 2019) Franklin Park Conservatory’s Harvest Blooms is bigger than ever, with more pumpkins, more fall displays, and even the introduction of an all-new after-dark experience: Pumpkin Nights! View More...
Field to Table Celebrates Ohio Harvests, Raises Money for Community Gardening at Franklin Park Conservatory (August 19, 2019) On Friday, August 23, 2019, the Women’s Board of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will celebrate its annual Field to Table fundraiser, a spectacular feast celebrating Ohio’s end-of-summer harvests and... View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Extends Hours on Wednesdays this Summer (July 01, 2019) Beginning July 10, Franklin Park Conservatory will extend its hours on Wednesday nights to 7pm through Wednesday, August 28. View More...
Conservatory Offers Special Viewings of Chihuly at Night (June 27, 2019) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will offer four special engagement viewings of its Chihuly exhibition with Chihuly Nights on Fridays, July 12, August 9, September 13 and October 11 from 7-10pm each night. View More...
Get the Buzz on All Things Pollinators at Franklin Park Conservatory (June 19, 2019) This Saturday, June 22 from 11am–3pm, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosts the annual Pollinator Palooza on the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Community Garden Campus. View More...
Taste of the Garden at the Conservatory Farmers’ Markets (June 05, 2019) The Franklin Park Conservatory Farmers’ Markets are back, serving a colorful selection of fresh produce and artisanal goods from 3:30-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday from June 5 to Sept. 4, 2019. View More...
Tickets Available for 2019 Bash at the Barn Fundraising Event (June 03, 2019) This Thursday, June 6 at 6:30pm, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will host its annual Bash at the Barn event to raise funds for the Conservatory’s adult learning initiatives. View More...
Cocktails at the Conservatory Returns May 23 (May 21, 2019) Back by popular demand, the Cocktails at the Conservatory series returns to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens May 23, 2019. View More...
Nature and Art Come Together at Chihuly: Celebrating Nature (May 20, 2019) Beginning June 1, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will be awash in vibrant color as Chihuly: Celebrating Nature, presented by Nationwide and Davis Foundation, takes visitors on a journey... View More...
Annual Hat Day Fundraiser Netter Over $240,000 (May 08, 2019) On May 3, 2019, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosted the 19th annual Les Chapeaux dans le Jardin, its signature spring fundraising event. View More...
Celebrate Arbor Day at Franklin Park Conservatory (April 22, 2019) Franklin Park Conservatory and Ahlum & Arbor are teaming up to celebrate the 4th Annual Arbor Day event on Friday, April 26 from 10am-1pm and Saturday, April 27 from 10am-3pm at Franklin Park Conservatory. View More...
Columbus Blooms Expands into the Grand Mallway, Children’s Garden (April 10, 2019) The largest annual outdoor floral exhibition in the greater Columbus area is even bigger this year, as Columbus Blooms at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens spreads... View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Honors Cindy Rasmussen with Ann Isaly Wolfe Award (March 18, 2019) Every year, Franklin Park Conservatory honors an individual who has embodied and fostered the Conservatory’s growth as a cultural institution. View More...
Blooms & Butterflies Celebrates 25th Anniversary (March 07, 2019) Visit Franklin Park Conservatory this spring for a tropical getaway without leaving the city! On Saturday, March 9, the popular Blooms & Butterflies exhibition will return for its 25th anniversary at the Conservatory. View More...
Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2019 at the Conservatory (February 07, 2019) Enjoy a romantic evening under the stars at Franklin Park Conservatory’s annual Valentine’s Day event on Thursday, February 14 from 5:30–9pm. Visit celestial-themed wine and chocolate pairing stations... View More...
Wedding Showcase Kicks Off Wedding Planning Season (January 21, 2019) First comes love, then comes engagement, then comes the Wedding Showcase at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Held 6-9pm on Jan. 25, the Wedding Showcase is a chance to meet select vendors while enjoying... View More...
Annual Orchids Display Reaches New Heights at Franklin Park Conservatory (January 16, 2019) The annual Orchids exhibition is a winter tradition at Franklin Park Conservatory, providing central Ohio visitors respite from frigid temperatures and grey skies. This year, Orchids goes above and beyond... View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Looks Back on 2018, Celebrates Record Breaking Attendance (January 11, 2019) Franklin Park Conservatory added a number of visitor experiences in 2018 and smashed attendance records from years past. A total of 353,399 guests visited Columbus’ premier botanical garden in 2018... View More...
The 12th Annual Gingerbread Competition Returns Nov. 17 (November 16, 2018) Central Ohio’s culinary creativity will be on display Nov. 17-Jan. 2, as the 12th annual Gingerbread Competition returns to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens as part of the Conservatory Aglow... View More...
Conservatory Celebrates Close of Fundraising Campaign, Names New VP of Philanthropy (November 14, 2018) On the evening of November 8, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens celebrated the close of its Master Plan 2.0 Fundraising Campaign... View More...
Conservatory Aglow Brings Back Family Favorites, Introduces Expanded Light Experience (November 08, 2018) Conservatory Aglow returns this year for the biggest and brightest holiday show in the history of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. View More...
The Boo-tanical Gardens Features Largest Trick-or-Treat Event Ever (October 23, 2018) The annual Trick or Treat event at Franklin Park Conservatory is bigger than ever this year, growing from one day to two days, featuring 10 stations instead of 6, and extending into the... View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Releases Survey on Benefits of Outdoor Play (October 18, 2018) It’s no secret that kids today don’t engage in as much outdoor play time as previous generations, and that shift has impacted everything from family bonds to mental/social and physical health. View More...
Harvest Blooms Delivers Central Ohio’s Premier Fall Display (September 20, 2018) Central Ohio has not experienced fall like this before. Thousands upon thousands of pumpkins and ornamental gourds will descend upon Franklin Park Conservatory.... View More...
Growing to Green Winners Announced During Celebration of Ohio’s Harvest (September 19, 2018) On Thursday, September 13, Franklin Park Conservatory hosted the annual Growing to Green Awards and Harvest Banquet at The Wells Barn. View More...
Cheers to 10 Years of Field to Table (August 29, 2018) The Women’s Board of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens celebrated the 10th anniversary of its annual Field to Table fundraising event on Friday, August 24, 2018. View More...
Pollinator Palooza Shines Spotlight On Vital, Vulnerable Animals and Insects (June 21, 2018) In honor of National Pollinators Week, Franklin Park Conservatory is hosting a free, family-friendly event – Pollinator Palooza – from 11am–3pm on Saturday, June 23. View More...
Bash at the Barn Raises Nearly $79K for Adult Education (June 18, 2018) On Thursday, June 7, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosted about 500 people at this year’s Bash at the Barn, raising about $78,900 for the Conservatory’s adult learning initiatives. View More...
Farmers’ Market at Franklin Park Conservatory Begins June 6 (June 04, 2018) Beginning this week on Wednesday, June 6, Franklin Park Conservatory’s Farmers’ Market is back with familiar favorites—fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs—as well as new items such as Ohio-made wine and artisan crafts. View More...
Flamingos and Other Animal Topiaries Return to the Conservatory (June 01, 2018) The flamboyance of 75 flamingos that have already flocked to The Grand Mallway at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is only the beginning of the Topiaries at the Conservatory exhibition. View More...
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Children’s Garden to Open May 19 (May 16, 2018) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens today announced the much-anticipated opening of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden, a two-acre immersive experience designed to connect children with nature. View More...
Conservatory Welcomed Over 550 Guests to 18th Annual Hat Day (May 11, 2018) On May 4, 2018, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens held the 18th annual Hat Day fundraising event to benefit its pre-K and K-12 education and outreach programs. View More...
Celebrate Arbor Day at Franklin Park Conservatory (April 23, 2018) Franklin Park Conservatory and Ahlum & Arbor are teaming up to celebrate the 3rd Annual, Arbor Day event on Saturday, April 28 from 10am-5pm at Franklin Park Conservatory. View More...
Celebrate Spring with ‘Columbus Blooms’ (April 10, 2018) Columbus Blooms, the largest annual outdoor floral exhibition in the greater Columbus area is beginning to show the first signs of color at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. View More...
Visitor Experience Expanding at Franklin Park Conservatory in May (March 26, 2018) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens announced today the May 19 opening of its newly expanded visitor experience... View More...
‘We Dig Ohio’ Unearths Urban Gardening Trends, Tips (March 20, 2018) The annual “We Dig Ohio!” summit, the largest community gardening conference in the state, returns March 24 at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Honors Karen Fiorile with Ann Isaly Wolfe Award (March 14, 2018) Each year, Franklin Park Conservatory honors an individual who has demonstrated leadership and enduring service to the Conservatory with the Ann Isaly Wolfe Award during Hat Day... View More...
Dreams of Spring Become Reality at Franklin Park Conservatory (March 08, 2018) Warmer weather, blooming bulbs and beautiful butterflies are welcome signs that spring is returning to central Ohio. On Saturday, March 10... View More...
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Franklin Park Conservatory (February 06, 2018) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosts its annual Celebrate Valentine’s Day event on Wednesday, February 14 from 5:30–9pm featuring wine and chocolate pairing stations... View More...
Conservatory’s Wedding Showcase is One-Stop Shop for Wedding Inspiration (January 17, 2018) On Friday, January 26, 2018 from 6–9pm, couples across central Ohio can visit Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens to preview venue spaces and meet over 40 select vendors representing the best of the wedding industry. View More...
‘Orchids: Utopia’ Plays With Fire, Water, Earth, Air (January 12, 2018) One of the most fascinating, beautiful and bizarre plant families takes center stage at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for the Orchids: Utopia show (#fpcOrchids) from Jan. 13 through March 4. View More...
Gingerbread Competition Returns to Franklin Park Conservatory (November 16, 2017) Now is the time to start preparing for the 11th annual Gingerbread Competition at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, with a variety of prizes valuing a total of more than $1,500. View More...
Gardens Aglow Celebrates Classic Holiday Traditions with Botanical Flair (November 14, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens presents Gardens Aglow (formerly Merry & Bright) on view November 18, 2017–January 3, 2018. View More...
Conservatory’s Nature School Uses Hands-on Activities to Develop Skills, Pique Interest In Plants (November 08, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ preschool program, Nature School, engages children in hands-on experiences throughout the Conservatory that nurture curiosity, investigation, and understanding of plants, insects and the natural world. View More...
Trick or Treat at the Conservatory (October 23, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens celebrates Halloween with a Trick-or-Treat event for children on Saturday, October 28 from 11am to 4pm. View More...
Conservatory Celebrates 16th Annual Growing to Green Awards Honoring Local Community Gardeners (September 18, 2017) More than 200 community gardeners and local business and civic leaders gathered in The Wells Barn at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for the 16th annual Growing to Green Awards. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory’s Harvest Blooms Captures the Spirit of Fall (September 14, 2017) Embracing fall color like never before, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomes autumn with Harvest Blooms presented by GreenScapes Landscape Company. View More...
Pollinator Palooza Creates A Buzz at Franklin Park Conservatory (June 22, 2017) In honor of National Pollinators Week, Franklin Park Conservatory is hosting a free, family-friendly event – Pollinator Palooza – from 11am–3pm on Saturday, June 24. View More...
Conservatory’s Bash at the Barn Raises $80,000 for Adult Learning Initiatives (June 06, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Garden’s 14th annual tastings fundraising event, Bash at the Barn, brought together community leaders and emerging professionals for a rustic-meets-refined evening at The Wells Barn. View More...
Farmers’ Market at Franklin Park Conservatory begins June 7 (June 01, 2017) A colorful array of fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and other produce from local farmers will be available for purchase at the Conservatory’s Farmers’ Market beginning next week. View More...
“Wild Wonders” Animal Topiaries Arrive at Franklin Park Conservatory (May 17, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomes a new exhibition this summer featuring life-size animals portrayed in floral forms. View More...
Celebrate Mom All Weekend at Franklin Park Conservatory (May 11, 2017) This weekend, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is bustling with special activities for the whole family to celebrate Mother’s Day. View More...
The Conservatory Welcomed Over 500 Guests to 17th Annual Hat Day Fundraising Luncheon (May 05, 2017) Despite unseasonably cold and rainy weather, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomed over 500 guests this afternoon to the 17th annual Hat Day celebration. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Announces The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden (April 24, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has announced the official name of its new Children’s Garden, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden, which is set to open May of 2018! View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory and Ahlum & Arbor Team Up for Arbor Day (April 17, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is partnering with Ahlum & Arbor to celebrate Arbor Day on April 28 and 29 from 10am–5pm. View More...
We Dig Ohio Summit Provides Tools, Techniques to Equip Central Ohio Community Gardeners (March 22, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ Growing to Green program presents its annual We Dig Ohio summit on March 25, 2017 at The Wells Barn and the ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus. ... View More...
Spring is in the air and butterflies take flight at the Conservatory (March 09, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ iconic spring exhibition, Blooms & Butterflies, opens on Saturday, March 11 in addition to new and exciting springtime exhibitions. View More...
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Franklin Park Conservatory (January 30, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosts its annual Celebrate Valentine’s Day event on February 14 from 5:30–9pm featuring wine and chocolate... View More...
Escape the Winter with Orchids at Franklin Park Conservatory (January 06, 2017) Colorful and delicate orchid blooms provide respite from winter’s gray chill at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ 2017 installment of its Orchids exhibition... View More...
Find a Gift for Everyone This Holiday at Franklin Park Conservatory (December 09, 2016) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens serves as a one-stop-shop for your gift-giving needs this holiday season. View More...
Guests Explore Light, Color at Conservatory’s New Interactive Gallery Show (December 06, 2016) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will brighten the visitor experience even more this season with two interactive lighting installations... View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory “Celebrates Columbus” with Tenth Annual Gingerbread Competition (November 14, 2016) Envision your favorite local landmarks through embellished delectable designs, highlighting all our city has to offer. View More...
Merry & Bright returns to Franklin Park Conservatory (November 11, 2016) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens presents Merry & Bright, a festive and family-friendly celebration of the holiday season, November 19, 2016 through January 1, 2017. View More...
Trick-or-Treat at Franklin Park Conservatory (October 26, 2016) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens celebrates Halloween with a Trick-or-Treat event for children on Saturday, October 29 from 11am to 4pm. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory’s Nature Schoool Immerses Young Audience in Natural World (October 21, 2016) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ new preschool program, Nature School, engages children in hands-on experiences throughout the Conservatory... View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Opens Doors to New Era (October 17, 2016) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ushers in the future with a private dedication event for its new, $2.5 million Main Visitor Entrance and Grand Atrium... View More...
15th Annual Growing to Green Awards Honor Local Community Gardeners (September 09, 2016) On the evening of September 8, 2016, more than 200 community gardeners and local business and civic leaders gathered in The Wells Barn at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for... View More...
Field to Table 2016 (August 27, 2016) The Women’s Board of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosted over 700 guests at its annual Field to Table fundraising event... View More...
Origami in the Garden: Opening Saturday, May 21, 2016 (May 21, 2016) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens presents a monumental sculpture exhibition, Origami in the Garden, from May 21 through November 13, 2016... View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomed 600 guests for 16th Annual Hat Day Luncheon (May 06, 2016) Les Chapeaux dans le Jardin, also known as Hat Day, is one of Columbus’ premier social traditions and the Conservatory’s signature spring fundraising event.. View More...
Arbor Day Celebration at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (April 29, 2016) Learn all about trees and celebrate Arbor Day with Conservatory horticulturists and arborists from Ahlum and Arbor.. View More...
Annual Stakeholders’ Meeting Held, Master Plan 2.0 Projects Announced (April 28, 2016) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Board President Laura Troup and Executive Director Bruce Harkey welcomed 130 donors, members, trustees, community members and public officials for a presentation of 2015 accomplishments and 2016 plans... View More...
Columbus Public Health and Partners to Announce 35 Community Garden Grants (April 21, 2016) The City of Columbus and Franklin County, in cooperation with the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, will join current and past recipients, community partners and residents to announce funding for 35 community gardens during an Earth Day celebration.. View More...
Blooms & Butterflies: First sign of spring opens March 12 at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (February 15, 2016) Now in its 23rd year, Blooms & Butterflies offers an immersive, up-close experience with native and exotic butterfly species. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens offers a winter escape with Orchids (January 04, 2016) Colorful and delicate orchid blooms provide respite from winter’s gray chill in Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ 2016 installment of its Orchids exhibition, on view January 9 through March 6, 2016... View More...
New watercolor exhibit accompanies Merry & Bright at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (November 20, 2015) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ seasonal exhibition, Merry & Bright, opens Saturday, November 21, with traditional poinsettia displays, family activities, evening lighting, and—new this year—a gallery of winter-themed transparent watercolors... View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Dedicates The Wells Barn (October 27, 2015) To accommodate its growing outreach and education programs, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens today dedicated The Wells Barn to be used for.. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Opens New Fall Exhibition (October 01, 2015) Scary Plants, the Conservatory's take on the Halloween season, opens October 3, 2015, with a new horticulture exhibition and accompanying display of pumpkin carvings... View More...
14th Annual Growing to Green Awards Honor Local Community Gardeners (September 10, 2015) More than 200 community gardeners and local business and civic leaders gathered on the Conservatory’s ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus... View More...
Call for Entries: Ceramics Exhibit at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens (July 20, 2015) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, in partnership with the Central Ohio Clay Arts guild, is seeking contemporary ceramic works for a juried art exhibit.. View More...
ProMusica returns to Franklin Park Conservatory in August for a music-filled weekend (July 15, 2015) ProMusica Chamber Orchestra is pleased to announce the lineup for its fourth annual Summer Music Series to take place on Thursday, Aug. 6; Saturday, Aug. 8; and Sunday, Aug.9... View More...
New building goes up at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens with placement of 200-year-old timber frame (May 22, 2015) Crew and cranes from Mt. Vernon Barn Company lift and place timber frame for new building at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. In 2014, the Conservatory’s Board of Trustees identified a center for the.. View More...