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Chihuly: Celebrating Nature & Chihuly Nights

06-01-2019 05-17-2020 10am-5pm daily; 5pm-9pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday through May 16

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.

Refunds for ticket, class, experience and program purchases will be honored. Contact 614-715-8000.

While the Conservatory is closed, there are a variety of virtual experiences to enjoy from home.

Virtual Experiences

Nature and art come together at Chihuly: Celebrating Nature presented by Nationwide and the Davis Foundation at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

Franklin Park Conservatory is awash in the vibrant colors of stunning glass artwork by Dale Chihuly. It has been nearly a decade since the Conservatory last featured a full-scale Chihuly exhibition and while select pieces have been on view since 2009, the Conservatory is thrilled to exhibit its full collection, the largest Chihuly collection in a botanical garden, once again.

Experience Chihuly: Celebrating Nature under the stars during Chihuly Nights, happening from 5–9pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening through May 16. All 21 installation locations of Chihuly: Celebrating Nature, presented by Nationwide and the Davis Foundation, have been professionally lit to create a breathtaking view within the backdrop of the botanical gardens and courtyards.

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Banner Image Caption:
Dale Chihuly, Red Reeds, 2003, and Sunset Sprays, 2019, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Columbus, Ohio© Chihuly Studio


Beginning January 9 the Conservatory will host Special Engagement* Chihuly Nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening from 5-9pm through May 16 (closed for the Wedding Showcase, January 24 and Valentine’s Day, February 14).

The following Special Engagement admission and membership rates apply for Chihuly Nights:

Chihuly Nights Admission Rates
General Admission (ages 13-59): $22
Seniors (ages 60+): $19
Children (ages 3-12): $12

Chihuly Nights Member Rates
Member (ages 13-59): $11
Member (ages 60+): $9.50
Member (ages 3-12): $6



*Exhibitions and events that occur outside of the Conservatory’s daily operating hours of 10am to 5pm are considered Special Engagements. Special Engagements require a special admission rate. For online purchases, please select your estimated arrival time to help us create a smooth flow of traffic for this event. You may arrive up to 15 minutes before or anytime in the evening after your selected time.

Chihuly: Celebrating Nature Gift Store

Purchase Chihuly Studio Edition Glass, Fine Art Prints, books, films, apparel, coffee mugs, art kits and more at the gift store for Chihuly: Celebrating Nature. The gift store is located adjacent to the Visitor Center.

Chihuly: Celebrating Nature Video




Chihuly: Celebrating Nature Photo Gallery

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