Science Offerings & Events

January 2014 through December 2014

Enhancing understanding, advancing discovery

Since the 1890s, Garden scientists have traveled far and wide to better understand plants and fungi, their relationship to their environments, and their many uses by people around the world. Enjoy an insider’s view of this important work:

Annual Science Open House ― Four Days Only! May 29 – June 1, 2014

Science Exhibitions

Visitor-oriented exhibitions showcasing scientific activity at the Garden highlight the beauty, science, and uses of plants and fungi.

  • Britton Science Rotunda and Gallery. Ten exhibit cases present research stories involving mushrooms, blueberries, lichens, mosses, cycads, rice, Brazil nuts, squashes, vanilla orchids, and ferns. Audiovisual components available here

Britton Rotunda

Britton Gallery Talks

Intimate conversations with Garden scientists about a typical day of work include behind-the-scenes tours of Science facilities. Gallery Talks Exclusive to Members.