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February 23–April 28

The Orchid Show: Singapore

A dazzling tribute to the “City in a Garden” soars to new heights with thousands of orchids climbing to the sky.

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Select Fridays & Saturdays
Through April 27

Orchid Evenings

New York City’s most spectacular evening outings are back, bringing the color and nightlife of Singapore with them.

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May 4 & 5

Lilac Weekend and Plein-Air Invitational

With its floral clusters, sweet fragrance, and heart-shaped leaves, the lilac is nature’s love letter to spring. The Burn Family Lilac Collection takes the spotlight as we celebrate this American garden favorite in all of its glorious forms, colors, and aromas with plein-air painting, music, guided tours, and talks.

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Adult Education student making a floral arrangement.

Spring and Summer Classes Are Now Online!

Beginners and advanced students alike can enjoy classes in Design, Art, Gardening, our new Food & Drink section, and more!

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2019 Family Programs

Register now for a new season of activities for kids ages 2–13, featuring nature play, plant science, gardening, and more.

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Embrace your #plantlove with NYBG Shop’s expertly curated selection of tropical plants, botanical books, home décor, jewelry, and unique garden gifts. All purchases support NYBG.

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Summer Intensive Programs

Accelerate your training to become a Floral Designer, Gardener, or Landscape Designer. Take much of the coursework required for a prestigious NYBG Certificate in just a few weeks. Individual intensive classes are also available in Botanical Art & Illustration and Horticultural Therapy.

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NYBG Press

Ancient in origin and once widespread on Earth, today cycads comprise few living survivors in limited distributions in the tropics and subtropics. This volume, consisting of 34 papers, reports the work of 100 delegates from 15 different countries who convened in Shenzhen, China for The 9th International Conference on Cycad Biology.

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NYBG is closed on Mondays with the exception of special dates.

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Location & Hours

2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, New York 10458

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Today’s Hours: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

NYBG is closed on Mondays with the exception of special dates.

About NYBG

The New York Botanical Garden is an iconic living museum, a major educational institution, and a renowned plant research and conservation organization. Founded in 1891 and now a National Historic Landmark, it is one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in any city in the United States, distinguished by the beauty of its diverse landscape and extensive collections and gardens, as well as by the scope and excellence of its multidisciplinary exhibitions and programs.

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