NYBG is at capacity for Saturday, April 17 & Sunday, April 18. KUSAMA tickets are available for select future dates.

Press Room

Welcome to the online Press Room for The New York Botanical Garden. The Public Relations staff is happy to assist with stories, on-site visits, interviews, access to experts, photos, and more. For assistance, please email Public Relations at

Looking for something else? Non-Public Relations contact info can be found here.

General Public Relations Inquiries

Nick Leshi
Senior Director of Communications

Melinda Manning
Vice President for Communications

Stevenson Swanson
Associate Director of Public Relations

4/16/2021 –

The New York Botanical Garden’s Earth Month Celebration Features Online Programs about Science and Nature, Activities for Families and Citizen Scientists, and More

4/7/2021 –

KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature Opens at The New York Botanical Garden

3/3/2021 –

Tickets Go on Sale to the Public on March 16, 2021 for NYBG’s Exclusive Presentation of KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature

2/26/2021 –

With Spring Around the Corner, The New York Botanical Garden Offers a New Season of Leading Experts and Compelling Topics in Online Lectures

2/1/2021 –

NYBG’s Black History Month at Home Honors Black Contributions to Art, Culture, and Science

1/28/2021 –

NYBG Announces Dates for 2021 Exhibition KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature

12/23/2020 –

Three New Dates Added for NYBG GLOW, the All-New Outdoor Color-and-Light Experience at The New York Botanical Garden This Holiday Season

12/10/2020 –

NYBG Herbarium Director Barbara M. Thiers, Ph.D., Explores the Fascinating History and Development of Plant Research Collections in a New, Richly Illustrated Book

11/12/2020 –

NYBG Online Symposium Featuring International Experts Will Focus on Extinction of Plants and Strategies to Save an Ever-Increasing Number of Imperiled Species

10/30/2020 –

Let It Glow at The New York Botanical Garden This Holiday Season with NYBG GLOW

10/1/2020 –

Enjoy Fall’s Spectacle at The New York Botanical Garden

9/30/2020 –

NYBG Scientist and Collaborators Propose Measures to Improve Plant Research Collections and Data Access to Address Biodiversity Loss and Climate Change

9/17/2020 –

NYBG Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Fiesta de Flores At Home

9/14/2020 –

Newly Restored Palm Dome of The New York Botanical Garden’s Enid A. Haupt Conservatory Celebrated Today in Ribbon Cutting with NYBG Leaders, Government Officials, and Project Donors

9/9/2020 –

Second Phase of NYBG’s Reopening, with Access to Haupt Conservatory, Begins September 22

7/14/2020 –

NYBG Announces July 28 Reopening of Outdoor Gardens and Collections to the General Public

7/8/2020 –

Dr. Carrie Rebora Barratt To Step Down As CEO and President of The New York Botanical Garden

6/26/2020 –

Learn from Home: More Classes Added to NYBG’s Online Adult Education Offerings in July and August, Including Two Mini-Summer Intensives

6/22/2020 –

NYBG-led Scientists Foresee a “Profound Impact” from the COVID-19 Pandemic on Research about the Relationships between Local Communities and Their Environment

6/8/2020 –

NYBG Scientist Co-Authors New Edition of a Comprehensive and Richly Illustrated Guide to Toxic Plants, Including Symptoms and Treatments

5/29/2020 –

Learn from Home: From the Garden to the Kitchen, NYBG’s Adult Education Classes in June Offer Opportunities for All Plant-lovers to Grow Their Knowledge

4/30/2020 –
Learn from Home: With Something for Every Plant-lover, NYBG’s Online Adult Education Classes in May Are Now Available for Registration

4/7/2020 –

NYBG’s New Online Classes Offer All Plant-lovers, from Budding Gardeners to Artists, the Opportunity to Keep Growing Their Knowledge at Home

4/2/2020 –

NYBG’s KUSAMA Exhibition Rescheduled for 2021

2/14/2020 –

NYBG’s Antique Garden Furniture Fair Opens with an Exclusive Preview Party and Collectors’ Plant Sale on Thursday, April 16, 2020

2/11/2020 –

Famed Floral Designer Jeff Leatham Brings His Bold and Colorful Vision to The New York Botanical Garden’s 18th Annual Orchid Show

1/15/2020 –

NYBG Announces 2020 Yayoi Kusama Exhibition Highlights

1/10/2020 –

From Cornice to Cupola: The Architecture of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory Examines the History, Design, and Restoration of The New York Botanical Garden’s Iconic Victorian-era Glasshouse


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